Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird 50th Anniversary
July 11 is the 50th anniversary of To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning classic. Featuring some of the most memorable characters in literary history—attorney Atticus Finch, his children Scout and Jem, and of course Boo Radley—To Kill a Mockingbird is the indelible story of race, class, and growing up in the Deep South of the 1930s. Great reading group discussion topics!
To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold more than forty million copies worldwide, and been made into an enormously popular movie.
When did you first read To Kill a Mockingbird? What did it mean to you? Does the book have any relevance today? Did you see the movie before you read the book? Was the movie true to the book? Would you read and discuss the book for one of your book club meetings?
Please take a moment to write your thoughts on the 50th anniversary of this well-loved classic.