To Kill A Mockingbird

to kill a mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird
by Harper Lee

Reading Challenges: Read Like Rory


Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” is assigned reading in most middle schools and high schools. I can still recall sitting in 8th English talking about Scout and Atticus Finch. As I aged, these memories stuck with me and Scout, Atticus, and Boo Radley were recognizable names. Their personalities and stories, however, were replaced by other characters and other memories.

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Reading this book contributed to these challenges:

The Rory Gilmore Reading List

rory gilmore reading listIf you have been following the Sitting in the Stacks Twitter account, you know that I’ve been on a “Gilmore Girls” kick lately.

One of the best parts of “Gilmore Girls” is the abundance of literary references. Lorelei and Rory Gilmore also make various other references to pop culture, films and music, which led to the inclusion of a small book with each season on DVD called Gilmorisms.

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