5 Kickass YA Heroines

Just spent some time yesterday and today with the powerful women. I LOVE THEM.

JACKIE LEA SOMMERS

Liesel Meminger of The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
Liesel can hold her own against her best friend Rudy– in soccer, races, thievery, anything. She knows the power of words and wields it wisely. She didn’t hesitate to pulverize Ludwig Schmeikl for bullying her around– but she also graciously apologizes and helps him out later in the book. Liesel loves deeply, grieves intensely, and perseveres through tremendous loss.

Hermione Granger of Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
Are you kidding me? She’s the smartest wizard not only of her class but of her generation! Her quick wits and incredible intellect save Harry and Ron time and time again. She’s brave. She never gave up on Harry for one second. She has a strong sense of justice, incredible loyalty, and a beautiful, courageous heart.

Isaboe of The Lumatere Chronicles by Melina Marchetta
Fearsome. Unwavering. Isaboe’s resolution and leadership are a thing to…

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