Why "To Kill a Mockingbird" Still Resonates Today

Posted by Margot Stern Strom on November 12, 2014

To Kill a Mockingbird is set in a small town in Alabama in the 1930s, a town much like the one in which author Harper Lee came of age. Although I grew up a generation later, I see much of myself in Scout, the young white girl who narrates the book.

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