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A Few More Cool Girls

Here are a few more cool girls, suggested by recent visitors to my book page. Thanks to all of you who have contributed or linked to the list! Lyra remains in the lead, closely followed by Laura Ingalls, with Anne, Hermione, and Turtle tied for third place. I'll put up a cumulative list next weekend. The previous lists are here and here. Keep your suggestions and votes coming!

  1. Aerin from The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley
  2. Cassie from Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry and sequels by Mildred D. Taylor
  3. Catherine from Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman
  4. Elizabeth from The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch
  5. Jerusha Abbott from Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster
  6. Jo Bettany from The Chalet School Series by Elinor M. Brent-Dyer
  7. Kate from The Good Master and The Singing Tree by Kate Seredy
  8. Kit from Down a Dark Hall by Lois Duncan
  9. Leaf from the The Keys to the Kingdom series by Garth Nix
  10. Lily from Lily's Crossing by Patricia Reilly Giff
  11. Meggie from Willow Run by Patricia Reilly Giff
  12. Mercy from The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
  13. Miri from Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
  14. Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
  15. Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  16. Suzy Turquoise Blue from the The Keys to the Kingdom series by Garth Nix
  17. Tiffany Aching from The Wee Free Men and A Hat Full of Sky

And more contributors (again, only those who haven't been mentioned previously are listed):

  1. Michele from Scholar's Blog
  2. Patty (awesmom on flickr)
  3. Michelle
  4. Bibliomaniac
  5. Sally from All About Children's Books
  6. Sheila Ruth from Wands and Worlds
  7. Stephanie from One Sixteenth
  8. Fe from fefifofum
  9. Guitarnan
  10. Love2Learn Mom from Studeo
  11. And another Stephanie
  12. Dana from Principled Discovery