Ramona is a very imaginative child. Often her imagination and her pretend games lead to embarrassing situations. To Ramona, all these situations are logical but most of the adults in Ramona's life do not understand her behavior.
Ramona has the appearance of being a very happy-go-lucky, independent and brave child but is actually much more sensitive than she appears. She becomes easily upset by incidents involving unfair rules, unfair adults or being treated younger than she actually is. - Wikipedia on Ramona
Ramona Quimby, is in my humble opinion, the original "Manic Pixie Dream Girl" (any questions about that let me know. She is always getting into crazy situations and barely getting out of them.