2. Laura Ingalls (Little House)
3. Lyra Belacqua (His Dark Materials)
4. Hermoine Granger (Harry Potter)
5. Pollyanna (The Glad Books)
8. Sarah Crew (The Little Princess)
9. Mary Lennox (The Secret Garden)
WORST Literary Girlhood-Heroine of All Time:
In addition to being sulky, humorless and an all around wet blanket, Bella is unable to stand on her own without a man. Not exactly a great example for girls to emulate.