Reviews for To Kill a Mockingbird

Library Journal Reviews 2008 January #1
Harper Lee's coming-of-age classic, To Kill a Mockingbird, tells the story of six-year-old Scout Finch, her older brother Jem, and their father, Atticus, a small-town Alabama lawyer assigned to defend Tom Robinson, a black man falsely accused of rape. The reaction of the town, the dignity of Robinson, and the character of their father affect both children as they navigate the path from childhood innocence to adult understanding. The 1962 film adaptation starring Gregory Peck is a classic itself, winning three Academy Awards. Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.