To Kill a Mockingbird
Title: To Kill a Mockingbird
Author: Harper Lee
The explosion of racial hate and violence in a small Alabama town is viewed by a young girl whose father defends a black man accused of rape.
Retained in the English curriculum by the Cherry Hill, N.J. Board of Education (2007). A resident had
objected to the novel’s depiction of how blacks are treated by members of a racist white community in an Alabam town during the Depression. The resident feared the book would upset black children reading it.