10 reasons why To Kill a Mockingbird is a great book! by Mariana Torres on PreziThe story by Harper Lee follows Atticus Finch, a respected lawyer, who defends a black man accused of assaulting a white woman in the deep-south of America during the depression. The s classic, selling 30 million copies worldwide which later went on to become an Oscar winning film, covers the trial and the violent attacks on his family by locals through the eyes of his young daughter Scout. The novel has beaten more recent books, including The Da Vinci Code and the Harry Potter series, to the top spot in a poll of readers conducted by online retailer Play. In second place is Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien, which is also the ninth best-selling book ever with sales of million. The religious thriller by Dan Brown, despite only being published in , is the 19th best-selling book ever with over 57 million copies being purchased. Readers are also still enjoying the classics and Charles Dickens and Jane Austen still remain popular authors - with two books each in the top It is a hugely powerful and political book which has formed many a conscience.
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Why Are We Still Teaching 'To Kill a Mockingbird' in Schools?
It teaches us readers to give people a chance, Because everyone is good at heart. Atticus embodies hope and is the perfect father to children. Atticus is perfect in every way. The title has such meaning throughout the novel. This novel shows the maturing and development of children born in a nasty society. This book is filled with fantastic humor, High points, Crying points, And everything in between. This book should be remembered forever because it is the best book of all time.
A Mississippi School Board sparked outrage this month when it voted to cut "To Kill a Mockingbird" from eighth-grade reading lists in Biloxi. The issue? While the backlash was swift, those who blindly defend "Mockingbird" are missing an important point. But that is not the only question. It is an adult fairy tale, that is often read by children in wildly different — and sometimes profoundly damaging — ways.
When he was nearly thirteen, my brother Jem got his arm badly broken at the elbow. Until I feared I would lose it, I never loved to read. One does not love breathing.
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To Kill a Mockingbird has been voted the 'Greatest novel of all time' according to a new poll.
More than 4 million votes were cast in the six-month long poll. An advisory panel of experts from the literary industry culled the list to books. Authors were limited to one title or series. Provided the novel was written in English, authors could be from anywhere in the world. To Kill A Mockingbird has sold more than 40 million copies worldwide since its release and remains a fixture on school reading lists. The publication of a companion novel, Go Set A Watchman, in , was the cause of much controversy.