protagonist's gender

male

Sources

Title Type Date Names Characters Series
Robinson Crusoe Book 1719 Daniel Defoe
Frankenstein Book 1831-10-31 Mary Shelley Frankenstein's Monster, Victor Frankenstein
Journey to the Center of the Earth Book 1864 Jules Verne
The Time Machine Book 1895-05-07 H. G. Wells
The Island of Doctor Moreau Book 1896-05 H. G. Wells
The Invisible Man Book 1897 H. G. Wells
Dracula Book 1897-05-26 Bram Stoker Abraham Van Helsing, Arthur Holmwood, Count Dracula, John Seward, Jonathan Harker, Lucy Westenra, Mina Harker, Quincey Morris, Renfield
Safety Last Movie 1923-04-01 Fred C. Newmeyer, Hal Roach, Harold Lloyd, Sam Taylor The Boy
The Five Chinese Brothers Book 1938-10-07 Claire Huchet Bishop, Kurt Wiese
Marooned Off Vesta ShortStory 1939-03 Isaac Asimov
The Weapon Too Dreadful to Use ShortStory 1939-05 Isaac Asimov
Black Destroyer ShortStory 1939-07 A. E. van Vogt
The Great Dictator Movie 1940-10-15 Charlie Chaplin, Jack Oakie, Paulette Goddard Adenoid Hynkel, Benzino Napaloni, Hannah, The Barber
The Maltese Falcon Movie 1941-10-03 Barton MacLane, Gladys George, Humphrey Bogart, John Huston, Lee Patrick, Mary Astor, Peter Lorre, Sydney Greenstreet Effie Perine, Iva Archer, Joel Cairo, Kasper Gutman, Lieutenant Dundy, Ruth Wonderly / Brigid O'Shaughnessy, Sam Spade
Double Indemnity Movie 1944-04-24 Barbara Stanwyck, Billy Wilder, Byron Barr, Edward G. Robinson, Fred MacMurray, Jean Heather, Porter Hall, Raymond Chandler, Richard Gaines, Tom Powers Barton Keyes, Edward S. Norton, Jr., Lola Dietrichson, Mr. Dietrichson, Mr. Jackson, Nino Zachetti, Phyllis Dietrichson, Walter Neff
Arena ShortStory 1944-06 Fredric Brown
Nineteen Eighty-Four Book 1949-06-08 George Orwell
Later Than You Think ShortStory 1950-10 Fritz Leiber
The Last Martian ShortStory 1950-10 Fredric Brown
The Stars Are the Styx ShortStory 1950-10 Theodore Sturgeon
Third from the Sun ShortStory 1950-10 Richard Matheson
Time Quarry Book 1950-10 Clifford D. Simak
Honeymoon in Hell ShortStory 1950-11 Fredric Brown
The Iliad of Homer Book 1951 Homer, Richmond Lattimore
Man of Distinction ShortStory 1951-02 Fredric Brown
Superman and the Mole Men Movie 1951-11-23 George Reeves, Phyllis Coates Lois Lane, Superman
Twelve Times Zero ShortStory 1952-01-07 Howard Browne
Millennium ShortStory 1955-03 Fredric Brown Satan
Too Far ShortStory 1955-09 Fredric Brown
Venus Plus X Book 1960-09 Pyramid Publications, Inc., Theodore Sturgeon Charlie Johns, Philos
Rogue Moon Book 1960-11 Algis Budrys
Zulu Movie 1964-01-22 Cy Endfield, Jack Hawkins, James Booth, John Prebble, Michael Caine, Nigel Green, Stanley Baker, Ulla Jacobsson Colour Segeant Frank Bourne, Lieutenant Gonville Bromhead, Lieutenant John Chard, Margareta Witt, Private Henry Hook, Reverend Otto Witt
The Odyssey of Homer Book 1967 Homer, Richmond Lattimore
Charlie's Law ShortStory 1967-01 James Blish Charles Evans, James T. Kirk
Mission to Horatius Book 1968 Mack Reynolds James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy
My Name Is Not Paul ShortStory 1968-04 Margaret Dominick Spock
The Mysterious Yellow String ShortStory 1968-09 Joyce Yasner Spock
Visit to a Weird Planet ShortStory 1968-09 Jean Lorrah, Willard F. Hunt James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock
Spock Must Die! Book 1970-02 James Blish Spock
Cave-In ShortStory 1970-06 Claudia Jane Peyton Spock
Straw Death ShortStory 1970-06 Lee Burwasser James T. Kirk, Spock
Visit to a Weird Planet Revisited ShortStory 1970-06 Ruth Berman James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Spock
Research ShortStory 1971-08 Anna Mary Hall James T. Kirk, Spock
The Hunting ShortStory 1972 Doris Beetem Leonard McCoy, Spock
Home Coming ShortStory 1972-03 Joyce Yasner Amanda Grayson, Sarek, Spock
People Who Live in Glass Houses Shouldn't... ShortStory 1972-03 Mary Rosalind Oberdieck James T. Kirk, Kyle (transporter chief), Leonard McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Spock
The Face on the Barroom Floor ShortStory 1972-10 Eleanor Arnason, Ruth Berman James T. Kirk
Scatty Scotty Poem 1973-04 Jenny Elson Montgomery Scott
Another Episode ShortStory 1973-09 William Pugmire James T. Kirk, Spock
Wacky Wednesday Book 1974 George Booth, Theo. LeSieg
Confrontation ShortStory 1974-07 Dawn Del Vecchio Spock
Cruelty is a Way of Life ShortStory 1975 Sheila Clark James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock
Operation Annihilate - An Interlude ShortStory 1975 Sheila Clark Leonard McCoy, Spock
Prejudice ShortStory 1975 Sheila Clark James T. Kirk, Joanna McCoy, Leonard McCoy, Spock
Recant - and Die ShortStory 1975 Sheila Clark James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock
The Fires of Lorn ShortStory 1975 Sheila Clark James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy
The Haggis ShortStory 1975 Sheila Clark Hikaru Sulu, Leonard McCoy, Montgomery Scott
When Friends Fall Out...... ShortStory 1975 Sheila Clark Leonard McCoy, M'Benga, Spock
Conversation at a Navigation Console ShortStory 1975-04 Anna Mary Hall Hikaru Sulu, Pavel Chekov
Here We Go Again ShortStory 1975-04 Lee Burwasser James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock
Amok Time Poem 1975-12 Beverly Volker James T. Kirk, Spock
Command Decision Poem 1975-12 Beverly Volker James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock
De Profundis ShortStory 1975-12 Connie Faddis James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock
Eulogy ShortStory 1975-12 Nancy Kippax James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock
In a Pig's Eye ShortStory 1975-12 Beverly Volker Leonard McCoy, Spock
Not of That Feather ShortStory 1975-12 Beverly Volker, Nancy Kippax James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock
The Silent Connection ShortStory 1975-12 Nancy Kippax James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock
Arthur's Nose Book 1976 Marc Brown
Something Hidden Book 1976-02 Sheila Clark James T. Kirk, Spock, T'Pring
Inferno Book 1976-05 Jerry Pournelle, Larry Niven
Nightmare Ending ShortStory 1976-05 Catherine McCommon, Diane Steiner James T. Kirk, Spock
The Logic of Chance ShortStory 1976-05 Jean Lorrah James T. Kirk, Spock
The Logical Choice ShortStory 1976-05 Beverly Volker James T. Kirk, Spock
The Third Wheel ShortStory 1976-05 Connie Faddis James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock
Star Trek Log Eight Book 1976-07 Alan Dean Foster
Spock, Messiah! Book 1976-09 Charles A. Spano, Jr., Theodore R. Cogswell James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Pavel Chekov, Spock
Star Trek Log Nine Book 1977-01 Alan Dean Foster
The Price of the Phoenix Book 1977-07 Myrna Culbreath, Sondra Marshak James T. Kirk, Romulan Commander, Spock
Planet of Judgment Book 1977-08 Joe Haldeman Christine Chapel, Hikaru Sulu, James T. Kirk, Joanna McCoy, Leonard McCoy, Montgomery Scott, Spock
The Galileo 7 Book 1978-05 Bantam Books, Oliver Crawford, S. Bar-David Spock
Valley of the Kilns ShortStory 1978-10 James B. Hall
A Thousand Deaths ShortStory 1978-12 Orson Scott Card
Count the Clock That Tells the Time ShortStory 1978-12 Harlan Ellison
Arthur's Eyes Book 1979 Marc Brown
New Is Beautiful ShortStory 1979-01 Tony Holkham
Newton's Gift ShortStory 1979-01 Paul J. Nahin Isaac Newton
To Race the Wind ShortStory 1979-01 Jack C. Haldeman II
Trek to Madworld Book 1979-01 Bantam Spectra, David Gerrold, Enric Torres-Prat, Stephen Goldin Enowil, James T. Kirk, Metika Spyroukis
The Eyes on Butterflies' Wings ShortStory 1979-03 Patrice Duvic
Unaccompanied Sonata ShortStory 1979-03 Orson Scott Card
The Fate of the Phoenix Book 1979-05 Bantam Spectra, Myrna Culbreath, Sondra Marshak James T. Kirk, Romulan Commander, Spock
Star Trek: The Motion Picture Book 1979-12 Gene Roddenberry, Pocket Books Ilia, James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock, Will Decker
Arthur's Valentine Book 1980 Marc Brown
If on a winter's night a traveler Book 1981 Italo Calvino, William Weaver
The Entropy Effect Book 1981-06 Vonda N. McIntyre Hikaru Sulu, James T. Kirk, Leonard McCoy, Spock
Arthur Goes to Camp Book 1982 Marc Brown
Arthur's Halloween Book 1982 Marc Brown
Arthur's April Fool Book 1983 Marc Brown
Arthur's Thanksgiving Book 1983 Marc Brown
Arthur's Christmas Book 1984 Marc Brown
Dumbo at Bat Book 1986 Dumbo
Goofy's Big Race Book 1986 Donald Duck, Goofy
Hey, Al Book 1986 Arthur Yorinks, Richard Egielski
Mickey Finds a Kitten Book 1986 Mickey Mouse
Mickey Meets the Giant Book 1986 Mickey Mouse
Pinocchio's Promise Book 1986 J. Worthington Foulfellow (Honest John), Pinocchio
The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs! Book 1989 Jon Scieszka, Lane Smith
Edward Scissorhands Movie 1990-07-08 Johnny Depp, Tim Burton Edward Scissorhands
The Dark Beyond the Stars Book 1991 Frank M. Robinson
Born to Run Book 1992 Larry Dixon, Mercedes Lackey
Monster Blood Book 1992-09 R. L. Stine
Reservoir Dogs Movie 1992-10-23 Chris Penn, Harvey Keitel, Lawrence Tierney, Michael Madsen, Quentin Tarantino, Roger Avary, Steve Buscemi, Tim Roth "Nice Guy" Eddie Cabot, Joe Cabot, Mr. Blonde (Vic Vega), Mr. Orange (Det. Freddie Newandyke), Mr. Pink, Mr. White (Larry Dimmick)
Say Cheese and Die! Book 1992-11 R. L. Stine
The Giver Book 1993 Lois Lowry
The Curse of the Mummy's Tomb Book 1993-01 R. L. Stine
Let's Get Invisible! Book 1993-03 R. L. Stine
Time for Andrew: A Ghost Story Book 1994 Mary Downing Hahn
Assassin's Apprentice Book 1995 Robin Hobb
The Hunchback of Notre Dame Movie 1996-06-21 Bob Tzudiker, Charles Kimbrough, Demi Moore, Gary Trousdale, Irene Mecchi, Jason Alexander, Jonathan Roberts, Kevin Kline, Kirk Wise, Mary Wickes, Noni White, Paul Kandel, Tab Murphy, Tom Hulce, Tony Jay Captain Phoebus, Claude Frollo, Clopin Trouillefou, Esmeralda, Hugo, Laverne, Quasimodo, Victor
Hamlet Movie 1996-12-25 Derek Jacobi, Julie Christie, Kate Winslet, Kenneth Branagh, Michael Maloney, Nicholas Farrell, Richard Briers, Rufus Sewell Claudius, Fortinbras, Gertrude, Hamlet, Horatio, Laertes, Ophelia, Polonius
The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide Book 1997 Douglas Adams
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Book 1997-06 J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Book 1998-07-02 J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Book 1999-07 J. K. Rowling
Storm Front Book 2000-04-01 Jim Butcher Harry Dresden
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Book 2000-07 J. K. Rowling
Fool Moon Book 2001-01-01 Jim Butcher
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya Book 2003-06-06 Itou Noizi, Tanigawa Nagaru Asahina Mikuru, Asakura Ryouko, Koizumi Itsuki, Kyon, Nagato Yuki, Suzumiya Haruhi
Koi... Mil Gaya Movie 2003-08-08 Honey Irani, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Rajat Bedi, Rakesh Roshan, Rekha, Robin Bhatt, Sachin Bhowmick Nisha, Raj Saxena, Rohit Mehra, Sonia Mehra
The Sigh of Haruhi Suzumiya Book 2003-09-30 Itou Noizi, Tanigawa Nagaru
For the Emperor Book 2003-11-03 Black Library, Sandy Mitchell Amberley Vail, Ciaphas Cain
The Boredom of Haruhi Suzumiya Book 2003-12-27 Itou Noizi, Tanigawa Nagaru
A Certain Magical Index, Vol. 1 Book 2004-04-10 Kamachi Kazuma
The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Book 2004-07-31 Itou Noizi, Tanigawa Nagaru Asahina Mikuru, Asakura Ryouko, Koizumi Itsuki, Kyon, Nagato Yuki, Suzumiya Haruhi
The Rampage of Haruhi Suzumiya Book 2004-10-01 Itou Noizi, Tanigawa Nagaru
The Ruins of Gorlan Book 2004-11-01 John Flanagan
The King in the Window Book 2005 Adam Gropnik
The Wavering of Haruhi Suzumiya Book 2005-03-21 Itou Noizi, Tanigawa Nagaru Asahina Mikuru, Koizumi Itsuki, Kyon, Nagato Yuki, Suzumiya Haruhi
The Intrigues of Haruhi Suzumiya Book 2005-08-31 Itou Noizi, Tanigawa Nagaru Asahina Mikuru, Koizumi Itsuki, Kyon, Nagato Yuki, Suzumiya Haruhi
The Indignation of Haruhi Suzumiya Book 2006-05-01 Itou Noizi, Tanigawa Nagaru
The Dissociation of Haruhi Suzumiya Book 2007-04-01 Itou Noizi, Tanigawa Nagaru Asahina Mikuru, Koizumi Itsuki, Kyon, Nagato Yuki, Suzumiya Haruhi
Definitional Chaos ShortStory 2009 Scott Westerfeld
Quiz Bowl Antichrist ShortStory 2009 David Levithan
The King of Pelinesse ShortStory 2009 M. T. Anderson
Kuroyukihime's Return Book 2009-02-10 HiMA, Kawahara Reki Haruyuki Arita, Kurashima Chiyuri, Kuroyukihime, Mayuzumi Takumu
Travels with Gannon and Wyatt: Botswana Book 2010-06-01 Keith Hemstreet, Patti Wheeler
Nate Rocks the World Book 2011 Karen Pokras Toz
The Martian Book 2011 Andy Weir
When a Wolf is Hungry Book 2011 Christine Naumann-Villemin, Kris Di Giacomo
Return to Exile Book 2011-09-06 E. J. Patten
Coup d'Etat Book 2011-09-27 Ben Coes Dewey Andreas
Dear Earthling: Cosmic Correspondent Book 2018 Common Deer Press, Pen Avey

female

Sources

Title Type Date Names Characters Series
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Book 1865-11-26 Lewis Carroll
Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There Book 1871 Lewis Carroll
A Little Princess Book 1905 Frances Hodgson Burnett, Tasha Tudor Miss Minchin, Sara Crewe
Mei Li Book 1938 Thomas Handforth
Blueberries for Sal Book 1948 Robert McCloskey
Contagion ShortStory 1950-10 Katherine MacLean
Jaywalker ShortStory 1950-12 Ross Rocklynne
Rosie's Walk Book 1968 Pat Hutchins
Personal Diary Entries ShortStory 1968-04 Deborah Langsam Pavel Chekov
A Lament for the Unsung Dead Poem 1968-09 Claudia Jane Peyton Christine Chapel, Spock
Variation On An Unoriginal Theme ShortStory 1971-01 Barbara Wenk
The Price of a Handful of Snowflakes ShortStory 1971-08 M. L. Barnes Christine Chapel, Spock
Beginning ShortStory 1973-09 Joan Marie Verba
The Secret Life of Monica Miller ShortStory 1973-09 Monica Miller
Why ShortStory 1975 Sheila Clark T'Pring
Time of a New Beginning ShortStory 1976-12-15 Jean Lorrah
Vintage Wine ShortStory 1977-03-26 Jane Firmstone Leonard McCoy
Found! ShortStory 1978-10 Isaac Asimov
Say Hello, Vanessa Book 1979 Lillian Hoban, Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Lobotomy Shoals ShortStory 1979-02 Juleen Brantingham
The Ancient Mind at Work ShortStory 1979-02 Suzy McKee Charnas
Kangaroo Game 1982-06 Sun Electronics Corp.
Double Love Book 1984-09-01 Francine Pascal, Kate William
Cherries and Cherry Pits Book 1986 Vera B. Williams
The Ugly Stepsisters Book 1986
Wendy's Adventure in Never Land Book 1986 Peter Pan, Tinker Bell, Wendy Darling
Kristy's Great Idea Book 1986-08 Ann M. Martin Kristin "Kristy" Amanda Thomas
Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls Book 1986-10 Ann M. Martin Claudia Lynn Kishi
The Truth About Stacey Book 1986-12 Ann M. Martin Anastasia "Stacey" Elizabeth McGill
Amazing Grace Book 1991 Caroline Binch, Mary Hoffman
Chrysanthemum Book 1991 Kevin Henkes
Gerald's Game Book 1992-05 Stephen King
Stay Out of the Basement Book 1992-07 R. L. Stine
Welcome to Dead House Book 1992-07 R. L. Stine
Nunsense Movie 1993 Christine L. Anderson, Christine Toy Johnson, Dan Goggin, David Stern, Rue McClanahan, Semina De Laurentis, Terri White Rev. Mother Mary Regina, Sister Hubert, Sister Mary Amnesia, Sister Mary Leo, Sister Robert Anne
Stellaluna Book 1993 Janell Cannon
Night of the Living Dummy Book 1993-05 R. L. Stine
The Girl Who Cried Monster Book 1993-05 R. L. Stine
Nunsense 2 Movie 1994 Christine L. Anderson, Christine Toy Johnson, Dan Goggin, David Stern, Rue McClanahan, Semina De Laurentis, Terri White Rev. Mother Mary Regina, Sister Hubert, Sister Mary Amnesia, Sister Mary Leo, Sister Robert Anne
Princess Megan Book 1995 Janice Leotti, Rich Grote, Trisha Magraw
Bridget Jones's Diary Book 1996 Helen Fielding
The Adventures of Pippi Longstocking Book 1997 Astrid Lindgren, Florence Lamborn, Gerry Bothmer, Michael Chesworth
Because of Winn-Dixie Book 2000 Candlewick Press, Chris Sheban, Kate DiCamillo
Freddi Fish: The Big Froople Match Book 2000 Dave Grossman, Robert Alvord
Circles in the Stream Book 2001-08 Rachel Roberts
The Goose Girl Book 2003-08-08 Alison Jay, Bloomsbury Publishing, Shannon Hale
Twilight Book 2005-10-05 Stephenie Meyer
Onna no Ko Book 2006-10-12 Ask Publishing, 橋爪明子, 鯰江光二
I Never ShortStory 2009 Cassandra Clare
The Wrath of Dawn ShortStory 2009 Cynthia Leitich Smith, Greg Leitich Smith
Lady Folbroke's Delicious Deception Book 2011-03-01 Christine Merrill
The Goblin King Book 2011-10-04 Shona Husk
Body Bargain Game 2012-09-30 Amanda Lange
J'dal Game 2012-09-30 Ryan Kinsman
Sorry Mario Bros! Game 2013-07-30 The Wild Eternal Princess Peach
One Night Stand Game 2014-10-01 Giannis G. Georgiou
The Vine Witch Book 2019-10-01 Luanne G. Smith

no protagonist

Sources

Title Type Date Names Characters Series
Animals of the Bible: A Picture Book Book 1937 Dorothy P. Lathrop, Helen Dean Fish
Genesis ShortStory 1975 Allan Evans

multiple protagonists

Sources

Title Type Date Names Characters Series
A Begonia for Miss Applebaum Book 1989-03 Paul Zindel

indeterminate

Sources

Title Type Date Names Characters Series
Darwinian Pool Room ShortStory 1950-10 Isaac Asimov