BRAVE LADIES REAL AND FICTIONAL
Added on: 5th Dec 2014
Adventurous aviation pioneer and author Amelia Earhart
won the U.S. Distinguished Flying Cross for being the first woman
to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Although she disappeared in
1937 while attempting to fly around the world, she still serves as
an intrepid role model for girls to this day.
Perhaps literature’s earliest feminist heroines,
Charlotte Bronte’s enduring character remained honourable
and unwavering despite the many hardships she faced.
Ms. Parks stood up for her rights by remaining seated,
and in doing so, sparked a movement that led to the
long-overdue equal rights for African Americans.
Let’s face it—neither Harry nor Ron would’ve survived their
first year at Hogwarts without clever, resourceful Hermione.
Even in the most frightening situations, she always
had a solution.
This fearless journalist travels around the world and back
to deliver news coverage on controversial international
and domestic issues.
Don’t let her outward appearance scare you. This
plucky protagonist fights on the side of good. Her
photographic memory, computer skills, and excellent sense
of observation make her terrific at bringing corrupt
individuals to justice.
QUEEN ELIZABETH I
It must have been tough being a female monarch in
patriarchal sixteenth century England, but Queen
Elizabeth I successfully ruled for 44 years. Her reign became
known as a “golden age” because drama, music, literature,
architecture, and exploration flourished during that time.
Transforming from a Southern belle into a strong,
independent plantation owner and then left with nothing,
she picked herself up, dusted herself off, and reminded us
all that tomorrow is a new day.
This 11-year-old fictional crime fighter prefers butterfly
knives. Any other kid would probably be afraid to fight just
one hard core criminal, but Hit Girl takes on several at
a time and makes it look easy.