Because you like Buttercup in The Princess Bride
Jesse Tuck dreams of finding someone to join his unusual family. See them in Tuck Everlasting.
As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.
Romantic, impulsive, and captivated by the joys of life, Natasha Rostova is on the messy path of growing up. See them in War and Peace.
Sabriel is smart enough to understand the dangers that await her and brave enough to face them anyway. See them in Abhorsen Series.
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.
Emma Woodhouse knows what's best for everyone else. Just don't try to tell her what to do. See them in Emma.
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.
Phoebe Caulfield is a wise-beyond-her-years 10-year-old with an empathetic spirit. See them in The Catcher in the Rye.
A girl who grew up on stories, Meggie Folchart is as loyal and intrepid as one of her fictional heroines. See them in Inkheart.
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.
Brian Robeson is a true survivor through and through. See them in Hatchet.
A literal fallen star, Yvaine is temperamental, sarcastic, and a bit on edge. See them in Stardust.