Books With Nerdy, Geeky, or Genius Heroes and Heroines

This is a list of fiction books with heroes/heroines that are nerds, geeks, geniuses, or are very smart/considered outcasts because of their intelligence. They don't have to be Revenge of the Nerds nerdy, they can just be very smart/genius level and look normal. But please do include the textbook nerds too! Scientists also wanted.
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1,120 books · 1,092 voters · list created July 28th, 2010 by Danielle The Book Huntress (Wants to Read More) (votes) .
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~☆~Autumn♥♥☔ Wells nerd
nərd/Submit
nouninformal
a foolish or contemptible person who lacks social skills or is boringly studious.
"one of those nerds who never asked a girl to dance"
synonyms: bore; More
a single-minded expert in a particular technical field.
"a computer nerd"


message 2: by Mia (new)

Mia A throwback list to when I was a child! I love it.


message 3: by S.R. (new)

S.R. Thomas Great list! A lot of books here that I never thought of this way. Nothing wrong with being "Revenge of the Nerds nerdy" though!


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