So the kids in your life loved The Hunger Games trilogy, and you did too. After all, who doesn’t love a feisty heroine, especially one who sparks the overthrow of tyranny?
But Katniss Everdeen isn’t the only teenage girl challenging despots in the far-off future. The Hunger Games’ popularity has pushed publishers and booksellers to stock up on tales of teens toppling the power structure. Here are 10 other girls who are bringing down repressive regimes:
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