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  • Super Crime Fighters Are on the Case!

    Super Crime Fighters Are on the Case!

    Being a great crime fighter isn't easy. You have to be smart, clever and quick on your toes. Here are the best of the best when it comes to women, and girls, who can definitely be called "super heroes"!

  • Harriet The Spy

    Harriet The Spy

    Harriet is an 11-year-old aspiring writer who lives in New York City and carries around a notebook to write down all her observations. She's spunky and independent, and her story is great for any young reader. Harriet the Spy was also made into a movie in 1996 starring Michelle Trachtenberg and Rosie O'Donnell.

  • Dana Scully, The X-Files

    Dana Scully, The X-Files

    Not only is Dana Scully an FBI agent, she's also a doctor. In the television show The X-Files, she is the the level-headed partner to Agent Fox Mulder. While Mulder believes in the paranormal and the unusual answer to everything, Scully uses science and reasoning to solve cases. 

  • Barbie®, Barbie™ Spy Squad

    Barbie®, Barbie™ Spy Squad

    We can't even begin to list all of the reasons why we love Barbie®. She's been showing girls for decades that they can be anything they want to be, all while doing it in style. Barbie®, along with her friends, uses her gymnastic skills to catch a jewel thief in her latest movie, Barbie™ Spy Squad


  • Agent Peggy Carter, Marvel's Agent Carter & Captain America

    Agent Peggy Carter, Marvel's Agent Carter & Captain America

    She may be pretty and charming, but don't let that fool youAgent Carter is tough as nails and will kick your butt. First appearing as a supporting character in the Captain America comics, she's grown to be a leading lady. You can watch her find out the truth and get the bad guys on her show Agent Carter.

  • Nancy Drew

    Nancy Drew

    Nancy Drew is a clever, independent 16-year-old who solves cases that usually come through her dad's law practice. Her books have been updated from time to time, but the fact that girls have been reading her stories for over 80 years and they still identify with her is pretty special.

  • Black Widow, The Avengers

    Black Widow, The Avengers

    Natasha Romanoff, a.k.a. Black Widow, is the ultimate super spy. She was trained by the KGB and later defected to the United States to join S.H.I.E.L.D. She's the only woman in the Avengers, and while she has no super powers, she can kick butt just as well as Thor and Captain America.

  • Veronica Mars

    Veronica Mars

    As the sidekick to her private investigator father, Veronica Mars delves into the lives of celebs and other wealthy residents of Neptune, California. She used to be the popular girl, but her family drama has left her a bit of an outcast, which she handles with sarcasm and wit. She holds her own as a detective, even though she's still in high school.


  • Cam Jansen

    Cam Jansen

    Cam Jansen is a 5th grader with a photographic memory, which she uses to solve mysteries along with her best friend Eric. She was nicknamed "Cam" because when she uses her photographic memory, she closes her eyes and says "click" to mimic the noise of a camera. She's a spunky young heroine whom readers have loved for over three decades.

  • Agent Melinda May, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Agent Melinda May, Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

    Agent May, also known as "the Cavalry," is on the show Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. She's a woman of few words, but she's tough and easily the most skilled fighter on the team. 

  • Carmen, Spy Kids

    Carmen, Spy Kids

    Carmen and her brother Juni team up in the first Spy Kids movie to find their secret agent parents. There are four movies in the Spy Kids series, and while Carmen and Juni aren't the main characters in the last movie, they pass on their knowledge to the next generation to save the world.

  • Sydney Bristow, Alias

    Sydney Bristow, Alias

    Jennifer Garner portrayed Sydney Bristow on the show Alias. Sydney is a double agent for SD-6 and the CIA, and she's the ultimate spyshe's trained in Krav Maga and knows dozens of languages.

  • Charlie's Angels

    Charlie's Angels

    Charlie's Angels is not one woman, but a group of fearless females, with the first show boasting six different angels over its five seasons. The angels are a trio of elite private investigators who are always armed with the latest in high-tech tools, high-performance vehicles, martial arts techniques and an array of disguises.

  • Play Crime Fighter Along with Barbie®!

    Play Crime Fighter Along with Barbie®!

    Barbie® and her friends in the Barbie™ Spy Squad teach girls that #YouCanBeAnything. Your little secret agent can use Barbie® doll's cool gymnastic moves to recreate favorite scenes from the movie or leap into her own amazing spy adventures with the Barbie® Secret Agent Doll and her G.L.I.S.S. spy gadget.


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