In recognition of International Women’s Day! I decided to do a list of top five girls who show that woman can be powerful, beautiful and as smart as men and they aren’t always the “damsel in distress”. The following five characters from Young-Adult literature display these “Girl Power” qualities (They aren’t in order):
1) Katniss Everdeen: The Hunger Games
Nobody can forget this woman. She saved Peeta, her family and pretty much all of panem. She was a leader and idol for everyone in her district and provides the reader with someone to look up to. For once, it isn’t a boy who is the main superhero that saves the whole town, it is a girl, Katniss Everdeen.
2) Rose Hathaway: Vampire Academy
She is honestly, one of the most inspiring YA heroines I have ever read. I love how she still is a teen with a complicated love life…
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