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Book Review on “To Kill A Mocking Bird” by: Harper Lee

To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee was a great book. This book has 281 pages.

To Kill A Mocking Bird is about the Finch family who lives in Macomb,Alabama and experiences different circumstances as others.Recalling that they are living in the South in the year of 1930.The main characters are Scout Finch( narrator ),Atticus (the dad),Jem (Scouts Brother),Dill(Friend) and others.The story is told by little Scout Finch in her 10 year old point of view.She is 6 when the story is first being told. Scout talks about things that are happening or were happening in her neighborhood like racism,rape and other traumatic things.She learners about this things at a very young age.Atticus Scouts father is a lawyer. Who doesn’t make much money because they live in a really poor town.Scouts and Dem’s mother passed away.So they have a housekeeper named Calpurnia who takes care of the two while there father is at work.Dill is Scouts and Dems friend who is there neighbor for the summer.The three reach out and wants to know what really happened to Mr.Radley n the Radley house that the neighbored kids and people often spread roamers about.The story heats up in the middle when Atticus there father defends a black man in court for being accused of raping a white woman.Scout realized thought the story that you will never really know a person without stepping in there place or even getting to know them a little.

“Remember it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.’ That was the only time I ever heard Atticus say it was a sin to do something, and I asked Miss Maudie about it.
‘Your father’s right,’ she said. ‘Mockingbirds don’t do one thing but make music for us to enjoy…but sing their hearts out for us. That’s why it’s a sin to kill a mockingbird.”

To Kill A Mocking Bird is also a movie even though I loved this book I like to watch the movie version .You really would have to read it to understand it.This boding it.(Its a classic, a must Read.) The book was originally named Atticus js.