Because you like Lyra Belacqua in The Golden Compass
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
Kathy is a natural caretaker who strives to find hope in even the darkest of times. See them in Never Let Me Go.
A literal fallen star, Yvaine is temperamental, sarcastic, and a bit on edge. See them in Stardust.
A girl who grew up on stories, Meggie Folchart is as loyal and intrepid as one of her fictional heroines. See them in Inkheart.
Phoebe Caulfield is a wise-beyond-her-years 10-year-old with an empathetic spirit. See them in The Catcher in the Rye.
Sabriel is smart enough to understand the dangers that await her and brave enough to face them anyway. See them in Abhorsen Series.
Sam Roth is sensitive, musically gifted, and scarred by his past. See them in Shiver .
Robbie Turner has been accused of a crime he never committed, changing the course of his life forever. See them in Atonement.
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.
A rebellious blue-haired art student, Karou has mysterious connections to a magical world. See them in Daughter of Smoke and Bone .
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.
Anna Karenina doesn't want to be a respectable woman any more. She thinks respect was invented to cover the empty place where love should be. See them in Anna Karenina.