Harper Lee• Born April 28, 1926• Grew up in Monroeville , Alabama• As a child she was a tomboy• She studied at Huntingdon College in Montgomery, Alabama and then went to the University of Alabama• To Kill a Mockingbird won the 1961 Pulitzer Prize• The book was made into a movie in 1962
Beginning Summary• In the beginning it starts off with learning the background of the town and the people in it. You get to know every character and what their relationships with the other characters are. You learn that Boo Radley does not have a good reputation in the town.
Middle Summary• In the middle of the book the Trial is going on. The trial is about if Tom Robinson is guilty of attacking Bob EwEll’s daughter. It causes a lot of commotion around the town. At the end of the Trial they say that Tom Robinson is guilty. Atticus thinks that the only reason that they say he is guilty is because he is black and Bob
Ending Summary• In the end of the Book the Trial is over and Tom is said to be guilty and he tries to escape from jail and gets shot trying to do it. The kids go to a Halloween pageant and on their way home they get attacked. Bob Ewell was their attacker. He did it because he was trying to get back at Atticus for ruining his reputation. Boo Radley saves the kids and they realized that Boo is actually a good person.