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A Listmania! list by Eileen Granfors (Cape Fair, MO)
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The list author says: "This is a list of books with strong young women as heroines. We need to empower our girls as well as our boys with the belief that pretty is not enough."
The Hunger Games (Book 1)
1.  The Hunger Games (Book 1) by Suzanne Collins
The list author says:
  "What a rush to meet Kaitness!"
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Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, Book 2)
2.  Catching Fire (The Hunger Games, Book 2) by Suzanne Collins
The list author says:
  "And the saga continues with more challenges, more cerebral than the Hunger games."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31,908 customer reviews)

Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games)
3.  Mockingjay (The Final Book of The Hunger Games) by Suzanne Collins
The list author says:
  "What can one young woman accomplish?"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31,908 customer reviews) | 144 customer discussions

Some Rivers End on the Day of the Dead
4.  Some Rivers End on the Day of the Dead by Eileen Clemens Granfors
The list author says:
  "A different heroine. . .strong and funny, living in a regular world but with all the confusion of language and culture."
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

Jane Eyre
5.  Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The list author says:
  "Okay, it's a classic.  But this is my idea of what a woman can do when even as a little girl she speaks her mind."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,297 customer reviews)

The Penelopiad (Canongate Myths)
6.  The Penelopiad (Canongate Myths) by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "Move over, Odysseus.  Penelope can see right through your bravado."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)

Dark Water
7.  Dark Water by Laura McNeal
The list author says:
  "Very modern and very appealing, star-crossed love in a California setting.  Similar to Some Rivers End on the Day of the Dead, but with a romance as well."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Alice I Have Been: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle)
8.  Alice I Have Been: A Novel (Random House Reader's Circle) by Melanie Benjamin
The list author says:
  "Well, if Alice in Wonderland interests you, Benjamin's book goes quite a bit farther."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (241 customer reviews)

Paint It Black: A Novel
9.  Paint It Black: A Novel by Janet Fitch
The list author says:
  "An unusual heroine with so many demons to fight. . .very goth!"
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3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (187 customer reviews)

Esperanza Rising
10.  Esperanza Rising by Pam Munoz Ryan
The list author says:
  "For elementary school, a heroine among migrants in the Great Depression.  Puts some perspective on what it means when life is hard."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (545 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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Why is the shipping price so high?? 27 20 days ago
Did Katniss really want the Hunger Games to continue or did she have ulterior motives when she agreed? 173 Jul 26, 2014
Why is this book so polarizing? 10 Jul 17, 2014
Whatever happened to the *past* tense? 3 Jul 12, 2014
Prim *Spoilers!* 40 May 29, 2014
Lengthy HG sporking by Farla and Whitley-Birks 0 Apr 25, 2014
gift card 0 Apr 16, 2014
What happened to the pearl? 36 Apr 6, 2014
Help me! I've finished the trilogy and need something to read! 5 Dec 9, 2013
Why would you hate this book? 1 Jun 27, 2013
audiobooks for a 6 yr old boy (first grade) 0 Nov 2, 2011
Coming of Age 0 Mar 23, 2011
 
   

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