Because you like Coraline Jones in Coraline
Though raised to think of himself as a monster, Quasimodo has a heart that holds nothing but compassion. See them in The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Susie Salmon has a big heart, even though it's not beating anymore. See them in The Lovely Bones.
A responsible kid, Hugo Cabret is still capable of flights of fancy. See them in Hugo.
Years of constant assault by mean classmates, rude teachers, and her abusive mother is making Carrie White want to fight back. See them in Carrie.
Tarzan is walking the line between human and animal. Good thing he has excellent balance. See them in Tarzan.
Stuck on a lifeboat with zoo animals without food and fresh water, Pi Patel uses his intelligence to face the greatest test of all: survival. See them in Life of Pi.
Susan Caraway joyfully dances to the beat of her own drum. See them in Stargirl .
Charlie Bucket may be down-on-his-luck, but his spirits are always sky high. See them in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Some say to survive in Underland you need to be as mad as a hatter–which, luckily, he is. See them in Alice in Wonderland.
If you believe if fairies, you better believe in Tinkerbell. See them in Peter Pan.
Larger than life and wealthy beyond measure, Willy Wonka is more than a titan in the sweets industry; he is an arbiter of taste. See them in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
The Warden of the camp says that digging holes in the desert builds character, but Stanley Yelnats suspects there's more to it. See them in Holes.