Because you like Hermione Granger in Harry Potter Series
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
Eragon is one part brave but three parts fool. See them in Eragon.
A girl who grew up on stories, Meggie Folchart is as loyal and intrepid as one of her fictional heroines. See them in Inkheart.
Dimitri Belikov is a stoic vampire guardian who has the reserve, focus, and discipline of a soldier. See them in Vampire Academy .
A fearless scientist, Jane won't let a mere shipwreck stop her. See them in Tarzan.
Quentin has his whole life mapped out. It might sound boring, but he likes boring. See them in Paper Towns.
Tarzan is walking the line between human and animal. Good thing he has excellent balance. See them in Tarzan.
Cassie Sullivan is resilient and resourceful, but she's not quite as brave as she pretends to be. See them in The 5th Wave.
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.
Equal parts klutzy and clever, Ella is not afraid to take her fate into her own hands. See them in Ella Enchanted.
Sam Roth is sensitive, musically gifted, and scarred by his past. See them in Shiver .
Jesse Tuck dreams of finding someone to join his unusual family. See them in Tuck Everlasting.