Adventure - girls

Flight #116 is Down
by Caroline Cooney
Teenager Heidi Landseth helps rescue people from a plane crash on her family's property, and the experience changes her life forever.

Sarah Bishop
by Scott O'Dell

Left alone after the deaths of her father and brother, who take opposite sides in the War of Independence, Sarah Bishop flees from the British who seek to arrest her and struggles to shape a new life for herself in the wilderness.

The Ruby in the Smoke
by Philip Pullman


In nineteenth-century London, sixteen-year-old Sally, a recent orphan, becomes involved in a deadly search for a mysterious ruby.
 

The Tin Princess
by Philip Pullman

In 1882 sixteen-year-old Becky applies for a tutoring job in London and becomes embroiled in assassination, intrigue, and dangerous politics in the small European kingdom of Razkavia.

On Fortune's Wheel
by Cynthia Voigt

Faced with the prospect of an unhappy life in the Kingdom, fourteen-year-old Birle accompanies a young runaway nobleman on a journey south and falls into slavery in the citadel of a cruel prince.