Because you like Artemis Fowl in Artemis Fowl
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.
A few millennia in the mortal realm have caused DEATH to be quite enamored of life. See them in Discworld.
Cinder has been beaten down by the world, but she's learning that her cyborg abilities are pretty helpful. See them in Cinder .
Sam Roth is sensitive, musically gifted, and scarred by his past. See them in Shiver .
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.
Susan Caraway joyfully dances to the beat of her own drum. See them in Stargirl .
Though he has a brilliant mind for mathematics, Christopher has a much harder time processing the rest of the world. See them in The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.
Wanderer is a Soul, a parasite sent into a host to take over their body, extracting information from them and colonizing their species. See them in The Host.
A Haddock always has a trick up his sleeve! Tintin is lucky to have Captain Haddock as a companion to search for hidden treasure on an adventure around the world. See them in The Adventures of Tintin.
More of a sex symbol than a crime-stopper, the original Silk Spectre has now become the ultimate superhero stage mom. See them in Watchmen.
A responsible kid, Hugo Cabret is still capable of flights of fancy. See them in Hugo.
A rebellious blue-haired art student, Karou has mysterious connections to a magical world. See them in Daughter of Smoke and Bone .