It’s time for some Girl Power! Through the recent release of the film The Hunger Games (based on the novel by Suzanne Colllins) we have been introduced to one of the fiercest and strongest leading female characters in contemporary young adult literature. I mean, Katniss Everdeen can shoot a bow and arrow, fight people to the death, and still come out looking like the loyal kind of young woman a lot of us would like to be. But don’t forget all those other awesome leading ladies from some of the favorite books of our childhood! Check out this article to get your fill of some amazing girl characters! Enjoy :) !