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Kick-Butt Girls in YA Fiction


Author
Acevedo, Elizabeth
Call Number
YA F ACEVEDO
Summary
Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood, but she pours all her frustration and passion onto the pages of a leather notebook, because in the face of a world that may not want to hear her, Xiomara refuses to be silent.
Author
Alameda, Courtney
Call Number
YA F ALAMEDA
Summary
A boy who has been in stasis aboard a ship preserving Earth's most valued artifacts and a girl from a shipraiding family who is hired to steal the ship's invaluable cargo become unexpected allies in a battle against invading aliens who use sound to kill.
Author
Anderson, Natalie C.
Call Number
YA F ANDERSON
Summary
Sixteen-year-old Tina and two friends leave Kenya and slip into the Congo, from where she and her mother fled years before, seeking revenge for her mother’s murder but uncovering startling secrets.
Author
Barnes, Jennifer
Call Number
YA F BARNES
Summary
An 18-year-old auto mechanic, raised by a single mom, allows her wealthy estranged grandmother to bribe her into becoming a Southern debutante in the hope of learning the identity of her father.
Author
Brody, Jessica
Call Number
YA F BRODY
Summary
This sweeping reimagining of Les Misérables tells the story of three teens from very different backgrounds who are thrown together amidst the looming threat of revolution on the French planet-colony of Laterre.
Author
Cavallaro, Brittany
Call Number
YA F CAVALLAR
Summary
Charlotte and Jamie, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson’s descendants, are students at a Connecticut boarding school who team up to solve a murder mystery.
Author
Cole, Olivia A.
Call Number
YA F COLE
Summary
Octavia's efforts to uncover the history of the Faloiv and the Origin planet become increasingly dangerous as she hones her Artery communication skills to maintain a natural balance of world power.
Author
Goodman, Alison
Call Number
YA F GOODMAN
Summary
In April 1812, as she is preparing for her debut presentation to Queen Charlotte, Lady Helen Wrexhall finds herself in the middle of a conspiracy reaching to the very top of society, and learns the truth about her mother, who died 10 years ago.
Author
Hamilton, Alwyn
Call Number
YA F HAMILTON
Summary
Amani is desperate to leave the dead-end town of Dustwalk, and she’s counting on her sharpshooting skills to help her escape. But after she meets Jin, the mysterious rebel running from the Sultan’s army, she unlocks the powerful truth about the desert nation of Miraji...and herself.
Author
Johnson, Maureen
Call Number
YA F JOHNSON
Summary
When Stevie Bell, an amateur detective, begins her first year at a famous private school in Vermont, she sets a plan to solve the cold case involving the kidnapping of the founder's wife and daughter shortly after the school opened.
Author
Lee, Stacey
Call Number
YA F LEE
Summary
By day, 17-year-old Jo Kuan works as a lady's maid for the daughter of one of the wealthiest men in Atlanta. But by night, Jo moonlights as the pseudonymous author of a newspaper advice column.
Author
Levenseller, Tricia
Call Number
YA F LEVENSEL
Summary
When her father, the ruthless pirate king, discovers that a legendary treasure map can be found on an enemy ship, his daughter Alosa facilitates her own kidnapping to gain access to the ship.
Author
Livingston, Lesley
Call Number
YA F LIVINGST
Summary
The 17-year-old daughter of a Celtic king is captured and sold to an exclusive training school for women gladiators under the patronage of Julius Caesar, circumstances that force her to put her survival in the hands of an enemy who was responsible for a beloved sister's death.
Author
Lu, Marie
Call Number
YA F LU
Summary
After hacking into the Warcross Championships' opening game to track illegal betting, bounty hunter Emika Chen is asked by the game's creator to go undercover to investigate a security problem and uncovers a sinister plot.
Author
Mejia, Tehlor Kay
Call Number
YA F MEJIA
Summary
Wife-in-training Daniela Vargas must maintain a lie to continue training for a life of luxury and avoid returning to the lower class. But she has a great awakening after being recruited by rebel spies and falling for a rival.
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