Because you like Ender Wiggin in Ender's Game
Eragon is one part brave but three parts fool. See them in Eragon.
A responsible kid, Hugo Cabret is still capable of flights of fancy. See them in Hugo.
Stranded on Mars, Mark Watney is armed with quick wits, an electronic diary, disco music, and an undying resolve to make it back. See them in The Martian.
Artemis Fowl understands the way of the world. If he wins, he's a prodigy. If he loses, then he's crazy. That is how history is written. See them in Artemis Fowl.
Motivated by a strong sense of curiosity, fleet-footed Lina Mayfleet is happiest when she's on the move. See them in The City of Ember.
With an undeniable sense of adventure, Huck Finn is an expert at getting into and, more importantly, out of sticky situations. See them in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
Brian Robeson is a true survivor through and through. See them in Hatchet.
Curiosity and compassion aren't always to Jonas' advantage. See them in The Giver.
A ruthless militant, Raza will do anything to take down Tony Stark. See them in Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Lyra Belacqua is prone to getting in trouble, but she's also clever enough to get out of it. Most of the time. See them in The Golden Compass.
Raised to happily follow the rules, Cassia might actually be more rebellious than she thinks she is. See them in Matched .
A girl who grew up on stories, Meggie Folchart is as loyal and intrepid as one of her fictional heroines. See them in Inkheart.