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Girl Power! Fiction

These books show that girls can accomplish anything.


Speak
Speak

Melinda Sordino busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops. Now her old friends won't talk to her, and people she doesn't even know hate her. But there's something she's trying not to think about, something about the night of the party that, if she let it in, would blow her carefully constructed disguise to smithereens.


A great and terrible beauty
A great and terrible beauty

After the suspicious death of her mother in 1895, Gemma returns to England to attend a finishing school where she becomes aware of her magical powers and ability to see into the spirit world.


The Plain Janes
The Plain Janes

When transfer student Jane is forced to move from the confines of Metro City to Suburbia, she thinks her life is over. But there she finds her tribe: three other girls named Jane. The four girls form a secret art gang, but can art really save the hell that is high school?


The loud silence of Francine Green
The loud silence of Francine Green

Francine has nuns for teachers who don't exactly encourage the students to think for themselves. Then she makes a new best friend, Sophie, who is her exact opposite. When Sophie is expelled from school, what will Francine do?


Copper sun
Copper sun

Two fifteen-year-old girls -- one a slave and the other an indentured servant -- escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.


A girl named Disaster
A girl named Disaster

While fleeing from Mozambique to Zimbabwe to escape an unwanted marriage, Nhamo, an eleven-year-old Shona girl, struggles to escape drowning and starvation and in so doing comes close to the luminous world of the African spirits.


The boyfriend list : (15 guys, 11 shrink appointments, 4 ceramic frogs, and me, Ruby Oliver)
The boyfriend list : (15 guys, 11 shrink appointments, 4 ceramic frogs, and me, Ruby Oliver)

When Ruby begins having panic attacks, her shrink has her make a list of all the boys she's dated. But neither one of them intends the list to be passed around her school and read by her classmates.


The earth, my butt, and other big, round things
The earth, my butt, and other big, round things

Fifteen-year-old Virginia Shreves is sure that she's the weakest link in her high-powered family until her handsome, athletic, star-student brother shockingly falls from grace.


How I live now
How I live now

Daisy goes to England to stay with her aunt and cousins, with whom she instantly bonds, but soon war breaks out and rips apart the family while devastating the land.


A bad boy can be good for a girl
A bad boy can be good for a girl

When a handsome senior boy enters their mix, Josie, Nicolette, and Aviva soon find themselves in questionable situations where each girl must make the right decision before their personal sacrifices become too great.


Poison
Poison

In this spirited anti-fairy tale, Poison seeks out the Phaerie Lord in order to rescue her sister. Finding him isn't easy, and the quest leads Poison into a murderous world of intrigue, danger, and deadly storytelling.