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The Color Purple
the novel


She looks like Celie in The Color Purple!" cracked Slice.
Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  Alice Walker’s Pulitzer Prize winning novel about female African-American life during the 1930s in the Southern United States (1982)
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Strongly Associated with:   Alice Walker
Notes:
Steven Spielberg directed an acclaimed film based on the novel in 1985.

Accelerated Reader Level/Points:  6.9* / 15

* Although the sentences are not difficult to read in this book, this is mature subject matter.
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  • She looks like Celie in The Color Purple!" cracked Slice.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • The Color Purple — Alice Walker To the Spirit: Without whose assistance Neither this book Nor I Would have been Written.
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
  • He’s making it his own, with a map of the United States going up, along with a newspaper story about The Color Purple on Broadway.
    Steve Lopez  --  The Soloist
  • Not a blade of corn (how it do that?) not the color purple (where it come from?).
    Alice Walker  --  The Color Purple
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Associated words [difficulty]:   The Color Purple [8] , Alice Walker [9] , Jane Eyre [4] , Heart of Darkness [5] , Moby-Dick [5] , Pride and Prejudice [5] , Robinson Crusoe [6] , The Catcher in the Rye [6] , The Count of Monte Cristo [6] , The Three Musketeers [6] , Anna Karenina [7] , Doctor Zhivago [7] , Great Expectations [7] , Gulliver’s Travels [7] , Little Women [7] , Lolita (the novel) [7] , Middlemarch [7] , Paradise Lost [7] , The Grapes of Wrath [7] , The Joy Luck Club [7] , A Tale of Two Cities [8] , Adventures of Huckleberry Finn [8] , Crime and Punishment [8] , Les MisÚrables [8] , Lord of the Flies [8] , Madame Bovary [8] , Mrs. Dalloway [8] , Of Mice and Men [8] , Pygmalion [8] , Rip Van Winkle [8] , Sense and Sensibility [8] , Slaughterhouse-Five [8] , The Brothers Karamazov [8] , The Great Gatsby [8] , The Hunchback of Notre Dame [8] , The Last of the Mohicans [8] , The Metamorphosis [8] , The Old Man and the Sea [8] , The Scarlet Letter [8] , Uncle Tom’s Cabin [8] , Wuthering Heights [8] , Animal Farm [9] , Bleak House [9] , Canterbury Tales [9] , One Hundred Years of Solitude [9] , The Adventures of Tom Sawyer [9] , The Call of the Wild [9] , The Sound and the Fury [9] , The Sun Also Rises [9] , The War of the Worlds [9]
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