Author(s): Harper Lee
One of a series of fiction titles for schools. Scout, the keen-eyed narrator, and her brother Jem interrupt their games to champion their lawyer father when, in a hostile, racist town in the American South, he battles to defend Tom, who is black and accused of murder.
Winner of Pulitzer Prize Novel Category 1961.
"Shoot all the bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a mockingbird."-- Atticus Finch in "To Kill a Mockingbird