Character Recommendations Based on Coraline Jones

Huck Finn The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Free-spirited, mischievous, and lacking in manners, Huck staunchly refuses to be "civilized" by anyone

Marlena Rosenbluth Water for Elephants

Confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home

Esmeralda The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Her street wisdom is unparalleled

Jack Torrance The Shining

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. And a scary one

Brian Robeson Hatchet

A true survivor through and through

Dorothy Gale The Wizard of Oz

A down-home Kansas girl in a bizarre fantasy land

Daisy Buchanan The Great Gatsby

She knows how far her beauty can get her, and where it falls short

Stanley Yelnats Holes

A hapless boy who refuses to look down on others

Yvaine Stardust

This literal fallen star is temperamental, sarcastic, and a bit on edge

Ishmael Moby Dick

A quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest