Suggested by @eatthelove as a response to this list Profiles of Heroines You Wish Were in Novels for High Schoolers Go forth and add!
  1. "The Running Dream" by Wendelin Van Draanen
  2. "Say What You Will" by Cammie McGovern.
  3. "Not If I See You First" by Eric Lindstrom.
  4. "Girls Like Us" by Gail Giles.
  5. "Out Of My Mind" by Sharon Draper.
  6. "El Deafo" by Cece Bell
    A graphic novel for kids.
    Suggested by @mallofamanda