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  • Published: New York, NY : Harper, 2010.
  • Year Published: 2010
  • Edition: 50th anniversary ed.
  • Description: 323 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • 9780061743528
  • 0061743526

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To kill a mockingbird

by Lee, Harper.

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Call number: Teen Fiction

Available Copies: Traverwood Teen

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A young girl growing up in an Alabama town in the 1930s learns of injustice and violence when her father, a lawyer, defends a black man accused of raping a white girl.

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good on so many levels

I read this when I was too young (under age 10) to understand it, because my older sister left the book sitting on a table in the house. The boys' 5th & 6th grade teacher uses this book as a read-aloud. My oldest son had to read this again in 9th grade at Pioneer. And this year, the youngest one read it as a 5th grader in (an adult-led) book club. After helping him keep on track with some of his weekly readings, I decided to read it again myself - and began to wonder if I'd ever really read the entire book! Perhaps I gave up back in the 3rd grade and only saw the movie. So much I didn't remember: Jem reading to Mrs Dubose; Scout serving cookies to the ladies' missionary society social hour, etc.

So now I am left to wonder what is the best time to read the book. How much really sinks in when you are 10 and 11, even with an adult helping you pull out important themes? What do you get from it as a high schooler? [That son is now in 10th grade, and had to do a mock trial for this year's English class. He chose Atticus Finch as their lawyer's name, because 'he's the best lawyer ever' or something along those lines.] Perhaps the best solution is to read it multiple times at many ages, viewing it through the lenses of your own different experiences.

Very Important

This book is a critical piece of fiction in our history. It shows us an important part of history. The trial of Tom Robinson is just one of many different trials like it, and it shows how much racism has affected our country.

educational

a really good book that yields lots of material for essays.

Amazing!

A must-read!

To Kill A Mockingbird

To Kill A Mockingbird has clearly changed my perspective and the way I look at things and people. It has changed my view and I think it could change yours too.

Loved it

I think this book is definitely something everybody should read some point in their life. It was amazing, and I think it really changed the way I looked at certain people and things.

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