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I Am Scout : The Biography of Harper Lee
by Charles J. Shields


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"To Kill a Mockingbird "is one of the most widely read novels in American literature. It's also a perennial favorite in highschool English classrooms across the nation. Yet onetime author Harper Lee is a mysterious figure who leads a very private life in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, refusing to give interviews or talk about the novel that made her a household name.  Read more...


 
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Overview

"To Kill a Mockingbird "is one of the most widely read novels in American literature. It's also a perennial favorite in highschool English classrooms across the nation. Yet onetime author Harper Lee is a mysterious figure who leads a very private life in her hometown of Monroeville, Alabama, refusing to give interviews or talk about the novel that made her a household name. Lee's life is as rich as her fiction, from her girlhood as a rebellious tomboy to her days at the University of Alabama and early years as a struggling writer in New York City.

Charles J. Shields is the author of the "New York Times "bestseller "Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee," which he has adapted here for younger readers.What emerges in this riveting portrait is the story of an unconventional, high-spirited woman who drew on her love of writing and her Southern home to create a book that continues to speak to new generations of readers. Anyone who has enjoyed "To Kill a Mockingbird "will appreciate this glimpse into the life of its fascinating author.

"I Am Scout" is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780805083347
  • ISBN-10: 0805083340
  • Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
  • Publish Date: April 2008
  • Page Count: 246
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Literary
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Literary Criticism & Collections
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Girls & Women

 
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