Because you like Huck Finn in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
Ishmael is a quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest. See them in Moby Dick.
Brian Robeson is a true survivor through and through. See them in Hatchet.
Jesse Tuck dreams of finding someone to join his unusual family. See them in Tuck Everlasting.
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.
Phoebe Caulfield is a wise-beyond-her-years 10-year-old with an empathetic spirit. See them in The Catcher in the Rye.
For Scout Finch, growing up means learning the world is a more complicated place than you once thought. See them in To Kill a Mockingbird.
Tarzan is walking the line between human and animal. Good thing he has excellent balance. See them in Tarzan.
A champion of chivalry, Don Quixote is dutifully bringing good to the world—even when others think he's out of his mind. See them in Don Quixote.
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.
The black sheep of his family, Rhett Butler grew up to have charm and to see things as they are. He just doesn't give a damn anymore. See them in Gone with the Wind.
Stuck on a lifeboat with zoo animals without food and fresh water, Pi Patel uses his intelligence to face the greatest test of all: survival. See them in Life of Pi.
A responsible kid, Hugo Cabret is still capable of flights of fancy. See them in Hugo.