Smart Heroines for Smart Teens

I am making a master list of fiction with teen protagonists who are clever, complicated, and intellectually stimulating. Books can be YA or simply have a female teen protagonist. They can come from ANY GENRE, from mainstream to Fantasy/SF to contemporary teen romance -- you name it. The only crucial factor is that the female protagonist has BRAINS and USES THEM.
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294 books · 332 voters · list created August 11th, 2010 by Audry (votes) .
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Therealbadkitty WHY IS MARKED ON THIS LIST???????!!!!!!!


Themis-Athena (Lioness at Large) Removed Isn't It Pretty To Think So?. Spam. Male hero. Not teen literature.


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