To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper LeeChildren’s Edition
Jean Louise finch. Or Scout, as everybody calls me.My brother Jem, and my father Atticus.We live in the town of Maycomb.My ancestors fall back to Simon Finch., a furtrader. Finch’s Landing, was an amazing farmbuilt by him.Atticus is a lawyer, and my mom died since I wastwo. Only Jem is able to remember about mymother.
Dill, or Charles Baker Harris. He is a fun guy toplay with. A good buddy.Dill wants me to visit Boo Radley, the mysteriousneighbor hood. I don’t want to go there.Nobody has seen Boo Radley for years. It hasbeen said he has stabbed his father to escapefrom his house.
Dill dared me to touch Boo Radley’s house. I did,and nothing happened. Thankfully.But then he left me, to the town of Meridian. Iwas hoping school to cheer me up again.Who said school would be fun? Miss Carolin is theworst teacher ever.I want somebody to talk to. My brother is nothelping at all.
I don’t want to go to school. Why do we need to goto school?One day, I was walking back home. My eyestwinkled as I passed the Radley Place.A knothole. Inside one of Radley’s oak trees.First day, two pieces of chewing gum. Next day Icame back, and there was two “Indian-head”pennies.
Dill came back!We made the Boo Radley game together, but I hadto lie to my father we are not doing anythingrelating to Boo Radley.Jem and Dill are leaving me out. I am spending moretime with Miss Maudie AttkinsonHer garden is absolutely beautiful.
Miss Attkinson said Boo Radley is still alive.Atticus caught Dill and Jem trying to put notes ona window of Radley Place. What is wrong withthem?But I followed them to the Radley Place.“Boom!”A gunshot.We ran like mad.
Jem lost his pants.The neighbor went crazy, Miss Maudie said Mr.Nathan Radley shot at a “Negro” in his yard.We lied Jem’s pants was won in a game of strippoker.The knothole was still there though.
Mr. Radley plugged the knothole with cement. Nomore free things.Suddenly a fire showed up. We got scared,worried.Jem told Atticus the truth about his pants.
Atticus is currently defending a black man namedTom Robinson.Calpurnia, our black cook takes us to the localblack church.Am I safe here?They are welcoming us with warm smiles.
Alexandra came to help us. She is Atticus’ssister.Dill runs away from his “new father” and comesto Maycomb.Jem and I joined Atticus to face the huge mobdown.Tom Robinson’s trial has begun...Can’t they just let go the life of a poor black man?
Children sit in the “colored balcony” with the blackcitizens.My dad realized the accusers, Mayella Ewell andher father had been lying!And why are the white citizens turning awayfrom the truth that is right in front of their faces?How could they?
Gone, the life of a poor innocent man.Bob Ewell’s eyes are seeking for revenge...He jumped out. My heart was pounding.I was walking back home with Jem from aHalloween party.An attack followed.
I gasped.Boo Radley.I was still scared of the redoubtable Boo Radley.He grabbed us, he killed Ewell to protect us.He dropped me off inside the house.He was never seen again.