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To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide


To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee

Growing up in a small town may sound boring, but Scout's childhood is anything but uneventful. Coming of age in a turbulent time, Scout learns much about human behavior as she experiences love, hatred, kindness, and cruelty.

Barbara's Notes: This Pulitzer Prize winning novel is of must-read caliber. It is masterfully written, and is on most high school required reading lists. Caution: inappropriate language. (Grades 9, 10, 11)

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Book Summary 281 pages
Book Category Adventure
Theme Relationships
Setting Maycomb, Alabama
Novel Study Highlights 6 units
Spelling-Vocabulary Medium
Critical Thinking Difficult
Biblical Focus Christian virtues
Related Studies Alabama history and geography, civil government, communities, traditions, civil rights
Focus Theme, descriptions, simile, metaphor, personification, dialogue, characterization