Now here is a classic for the memory box.  “To Kill a Mockingbird” by Harper Lee.  Published in 1960 and film released in 1963.  Takes place in a fictional town of Maycomb, AL in Depression Era South.  The story involves some very serious issues regarding rape and racial inequality.  Atticus Finch a widowed small town lawyer, with two children, Jem, his son, and six year old daughter Scout.  Atticus, who is of high moral character is defending a black man accused of raping a white woman. 

 Other significant characters are Boo Radley, Bob and Mayella Ewell, and Dill who is the friend who comes to visit every summer.  This is a true American Classic which in 1962 was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. 

This is a very good movie to watch with the kids and explain what life was like in the South during the depression.  Wow, does this bring back memories.  

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