Character Recommendations Based on Sherman Alexie

Charlie Bucket Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie may be down-on-his-luck, but his spirits are always sky high

Lip Gallagher Shameless

Brilliant but self-destructive, Lip spends more time stirring up trouble than hitting the books

Marge Simpson The Simpsons

Mostly happy housewife and subscriber to Sponge and Vacuum Magazine

Liesel Meminger The Book Thief

Trying to ease the suffering of those around her, German and Jew alike

Jackie Burkhart That '70s Show

A privileged princess with a healthy dose of self-confidence

Galina Reznikov Orange Is The New Black

Mama bear of the prison who proudly keeps the kitchen in check

Dorothy Gale The Wizard of Oz

A down-home Kansas girl in a bizarre fantasy land

Juliet Capulet Romeo & Juliet

There's only one man for her, no matter what her family says

Mickey Milkovich Shameless

Don’t mess with Mickey unless you want to see the wrong side of one of his many guns