The heroine of Ellen Raskin's The Westing Game, Turtle is a superlative geek chick role model. She solves mysteries, invests in the stock market during school lunch, has compassion for other misfits, makes good friends, and ends up rich and married to an intelligent sexy small-framed guy. (See: Geeks make good boyfriends) Even more than Meg Murry, or Dana Scully, she is the kind of girl that makes a fourth grader proud to be a geek and a nerd, and want to be one for life.

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