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Gruff and sarcastic, Detective Harry Dresden use unconventional ways to track down perps, including using magic and the supernatural. See them in The Dresden Files.
Sabriel is smart enough to understand the dangers that await her and brave enough to face them anyway. See them in Abhorsen Series.
The brilliant and well-adjusted Ender Wiggin is being groomed for the next generation of military leaders to fight alien invaders. See them in Ender's Game.
A tough tomboy with a protective streak, Maximum Ride is a human-bird hybrid. See them in Maximum Ride.
Katsa is a strong-willed young woman with a deadly skill set. See them in Graceling .
Brian Robeson is a true survivor through and through. See them in Hatchet.
Eragon is one part brave but three parts fool. See them in Eragon.
Ishmael is a quiet observer on a larger-than-life quest. See them in Moby Dick.
Lyra Belacqua is prone to getting in trouble, but she's also clever enough to get out of it. Most of the time. See them in The Golden Compass.
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.
Arthur Dent is an incredibly normal man on an incredibly abnormal adventure. See them in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy.
A girl who grew up on stories, Meggie Folchart is as loyal and intrepid as one of her fictional heroines. See them in Inkheart.