Great Kid Characters in Fiction

A Listmania! list by B. Richardson, author of "Tributary" (Colorado, USA)
The list author says: "We all know and love Huck Finn and Anne Shirley, but what other great kid characters exist in the world of fiction? Spend time getting to know a few fine young minds."
To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
1.  To Kill a Mockingbird (Harper Perennial Modern Classics) by Harper Lee
The list author says:
  "Dill, Gem and Scout. Great characters. Harper Lee and Truman Capote in their younger years."
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The Elegance of the Hedgehog
2.  The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
The list author says:
  "Paloma Josse, art lover."
$8.52   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (835 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

James and the Giant Peach
3.  James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
The list author says:
  "James Henry Trotter. This book preceded so many tales of precocious children left orphaned from dire parental situations (aka Harry Potter). In this case, a rampaging rhinoceros attack. (Lemony Snicket also comes to mind...)"
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Peace Like a River
4.  Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
The list author says:
  "Reuben and Swede Land, a chronicler and a poet."
$10.22   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (683 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Body (Penguin Readers: Level 5 Series)
5.  The Body (Penguin Readers: Level 5 Series) by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "Gordie LaChance, witness."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Guest House
6.  Guest House by Barbara K. Richardson
The list author says:
  "Matt Garry, dreamer."
$12.55   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (30 customer reviews)

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: A Novel
7.  Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe: A Novel by Fannie Flagg
The list author says:
  "Idgie Threadgood. I dare you not to love her. Tomboy, hardhead, loyal fierce protector."
$19.17   Used & New from: $2.20
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (449 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Song of the Lark
8.  Song of the Lark by Willa Cather
The list author says:
  "Theo Kronborg, the birth and it's a difficult birth, of an opera star. Gorgeous."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (62 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Sunset Song (Penguin Classics)
9.  Sunset Song (Penguin Classics) by Lewis Grassic Gibbon
The list author says:
  "Chris Guthrie, who makes you care."
$13.44   Used & New from: $0.01
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The Story Of Edgar Sawtelle
10.  The Story Of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
The list author says:
  "Edgar's story does not let go."
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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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what to read after To Kill A Mockingbird???????? 26 Apr 9, 2014
somebody that does not like to read 5 Sep 11, 2012
Elegance of a Hedgehog 0 Oct 8, 2011
Children 19 Aug 4, 2010
Real-Life Atticus Finches and Tom Robinsons 0 Jul 7, 2010
The Best of Times, The Worst of Times 0 Jul 3, 2010
A good coming of age novel? 1 May 23, 2010
I'm looking for a prarie book 2 May 18, 2010
to kill a mockingbird 2 Apr 8, 2010
Is the title a play on Berlin's Hedgehog and Fox? 3 Feb 9, 2010
Leif Enger's "Peace Like A River" 1 Aug 16, 2009
Large Print Edition 0 Aug 31, 2006
 
   

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