To Kill a Mockingbird
Published in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel written by American author Harper Lee (1926–2016) that tells the story of a girl growing up in Alabama and the events she witnesses that introduce her to racism at a young age. Garnering her instant praise, Lee’s work was a national bestseller for many weeks and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1961. It has since become one of the most widely read novels in schools across the United States.
To Kill a Mockingbird is told from the point of view of six-year-old Jean Louise Finch who goes by the name Scout. When the novel begins in 1933, Scout lives with her brother, Jem, and her father, Atticus, a widower,...Read more
- January 01, 1960
- Ewell, Bob (Fictional character)