Because you like Tinkerbell in Peter Pan
Dimitri Belikov is a stoic vampire guardian who has the reserve, focus, and discipline of a soldier. See them in Vampire Academy .
Equal parts klutzy and clever, Ella is not afraid to take her fate into her own hands. See them in Ella Enchanted.
A responsible kid, Hugo Cabret is still capable of flights of fancy. See them in Hugo.
Jacob Black is the boy next door who's also the wolf next door. See them in Twilight.
A girl who grew up on stories, Meggie Folchart is as loyal and intrepid as one of her fictional heroines. See them in Inkheart.
Ishmael is a quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest. See them in Moby Dick.
Celie Johnson says she's poor, black, and may even be ugly. But dear God she's here. See them in The Color Purple.
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.
Susie Salmon has a big heart, even though it's not beating anymore. See them in The Lovely Bones.
John Tyree has survived heavy gunfire and aggressive enemy soldiers. But can he handle a girl? See them in Dear John.
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.
Wanderer is a Soul, a parasite sent into a host to take over their body, extracting information from them and colonizing their species. See them in The Host.