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Huck Finn
477

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.

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Celie Johnson
250

Celie Johnson says she's poor, black, and may even be ugly. But dear God she's here. See them in The Color Purple.

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Marlena Rosenbluth
173

As Marlena Rosenbluth is finding out, confidence in the limelight doesn't always translate to power at home. See them in Water for Elephants.

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Scout Finch
853

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.

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Rhett Butler
332

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.

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Brian Robeson
440

Brian Robeson is a true survivor through and through. See them in Hatchet.

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Natasha Rostova
235

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.

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Sam Roth
313

Sam Roth is sensitive, musically gifted, and scarred by his past. See them in Shiver .

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Jonas
1320

Curiosity and compassion aren't always to Jonas' advantage. See them in The Giver.

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Stanley Yelnats
1283

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.

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Cassia Maria Reyes
635

Raised to happily follow the rules, Cassia might actually be more rebellious than she thinks she is. See them in Matched .

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Meggie Folchart
779

A girl who grew up on stories, Meggie Folchart is as loyal and intrepid as one of her fictional heroines. See them in Inkheart.