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 Joy Luck Club" by Amy Tan
  2. Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass" by Meg Medina
  3. "Written in the Stars" by Aisha Saeed
  4. "I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings" by Maya Angelou
  5. "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston
  6. "Red Scarf Girl" by Ji-Li Jiang
  7. "The Woman Warrior" by Maxine Hong Kingston
    Suggested by @eatthelove
  8. "Beloved" by Toni Morrison
    Suggested by @eatthelove
  9. The House On Mango Street
    by Sandra Cisneros
    Suggested by @wmf