To Kill A Mockingbird is a book written by Harper Lee in 1960
It written in the voice of Scout, a little girl growing up in a rural town during
the Great Depression.
Nelle Harper Lee grew up in Monroeville, Alabama.
There are parts of To Kill a Mockingbird that are autobiographical.
It is her only book.
Her father was a lawyer, like Scout’s father Atticus in the book.
After the publication of the book, she granted few interviews.
To Kill a Mockingbird tackles many themes, some of which being:
Loss of innocence
Importance of Education
WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL?
The book became a classic after its publication, winning the Pulitzer Prize in
In 1962 the book was adapted into a movie, the movie then won the
The book is read in classrooms in the United States, it is number one on
Time Magazines “Top Ten Books You Were Forced to Read in School.”
The website Sparknotes.com has a study guide for this book:
Sparknotes also has a video to help explain the book:
An analysis of the book was featured on the YouTube channel Thugnotes: