|To Kill a Mockingbird
The works listed will allow your students to further explore the theme
of Justice in the Face of Prejudice and other themes related to To
Kill a Mockingbird:
Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. New York: Warner Books, 1960.
This is the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel on which Foote's screenplay
is based. (average)
Taylor, Mildred D. The Friendship. New York: Dial Books for Young
People, 1987. The story tells of an interracial freindship in rural
Mississippi during the Depression. (easy)
Twain, Mark. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Ed. H.N. Smith.
New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1972. A boy's adventures with a runaway
slave lead him to learn about the hypocrisy and evil in the world around
Carter, Dan. "A Reasonable Doubt." American Heritage, October
19, 1968. An abridged version of one of the Scottsboro trials with photographs.
Angelou, Maya. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. New York: Bantam
Classics, 1983. The first volume of Angelou's autobiography describes
growing up in the segregated town of Stamps, Arkansas, in the 1930s.
Haskins, James. The Scottsboro Boys. New York: Henry Holt, 1994.
A history of the Scottsboro trials for young readers. (easy)