List Me: Most Memorable Characters
So it's like 107 outside. Time to crank the AC, stay inside and read. Time for another list. Something about characters, I think. Not best-loved, not favorite exactly but characters who stick with you for some reason. And let's make this list good guys. We can do villains later.
My most memorable characters in Young Adult (YA) literature list (good guy protagonists).....
In no special order...
Ponyboy Curtis, The Outsiders
Miles Halter, Looking For Alaska
Anonymous, Go Ask Alice
Bee, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Series
Harry Potter, Harry Potter Series
Meg Murry, A Wrinkle in Time
Junior, a.k.a. Arnold, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Lyra Belacqua, His Dark Materials Series
Matt Cruse, Airborn series
Simon, Mortal Instruments Series (oooh, or Magnus Bane)
Peeta Mellark, The Hunger Games series
Kidd, I WIll Save You
Runners up: Darren from Cirque du Freak, Percy Jackson,Johnny Cade from The Outsiders, T.J. Jones from Whale Talk, Connor from Unwind.
I did not put Katniss Everdeen down. I sympathize with her and admire her but find her strangely sterile. That girl is emotionally broken. I like my characters to ooze pain and passion!