• Angus, Thongs, and Full Frontal Snogging" The diaries of Georgia, a British school girl going through her first big crush. Louise Rennison
  • Are You There God...
  • Fifteen by Beverly Cleary is still going strong,
  • Judy Blume
  • Period Pieces: Stories for Girls, edited by Deak & Lichtman, publisher is HarperCollins.  Each piece is about a girl getting her period for the first time, some are autobiographical I think. Many of the authors are well-known children's book authors.
  • Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
  • The Bingo Brown books by Betsy Byars
  • The Woman in the Wall Patrice Kindl
  • True Believer" which tells the story of an inner city adolescent girl coming to terms with questions about love, sexuality, friendship, religion.
  • What Every Girl (Except Me) Knows by Nora Baskin.

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