I wasn't looking forward to reading To Kill a Mockingbird (by Harper Lee) at all. I had to read it though, for a test that I am taking to test out of an English class. I reluctantly started the novel, and I ended up loving it!
To Kill a Mockinbird is actually a simple novel about a sleepy Southern town. The narrator, a young girl by the name of Scout, lives with her father and brother. They all get along quite well, both with each other and with everyone else in town. Then Scout's father is asked to defend a black man in court. The man was charged with a crime he did not commit, and the father is determined to free him from any sentence. Because Scout and her family live in the South in the 1930s, many people in the town are still rascist and problems arise.
To Kill a Mockingbird was a wonderful piece of literature that anyone could appreciate.