Because you like Peter Pan in Peter Pan
Tarzan is walking the line between human and animal. Good thing he has excellent balance. See them in Tarzan.
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.
A fearless scientist, Jane won't let a mere shipwreck stop her. See them in Tarzan.
A responsible kid, Hugo Cabret is still capable of flights of fancy. See them in Hugo.
Quentin has his whole life mapped out. It might sound boring, but he likes boring. See them in Paper Towns.
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 .
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.
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.
Rose Hathaway is a reckless, rebellious smartass who's training to be a royal vampire guardian. See them in Vampire Academy.
Eragon is one part brave but three parts fool. See them in Eragon.
Jacob Black is the boy next door who's also the wolf next door. See them in Twilight.