The 1960 novel is a perennial reading assignment for many students, but there are many other great books that tackle similiar topics, educators say.
By Joshua Barajas, Victoria Pasquantonio
The brooding musical about the underworld took home the most awards, which included a rare win for a female director of a musical.
By Mark Kennedy, Associated Press
Aaron Sorkin, an Oscar-winning director and creator of the hit TV show “The West Wing,” now has a new adaptation of the classic novel “To Kill A Mockingbird” on Broadway. The reworked version of Harper Lee’s book has been nominated…
By Jeffrey Brown
“You go out before that closing argument, you can just feel yourself change,” Daniels said.
By Sam Lane
By Joshua Barajas, Corinne Segal
Pulitzer Prize winning author Harper Lee died Friday at the age of 89. Lee wrote the beloved 1960 novel "To Kill a Mockingbird."…
By PBS NewsHour
Viewers weigh in on the recent revelation that Harper Lee's beloved character from "To Kill A Mockingbird," Atticus Finch, holds racist views. Hari Sreenivasan reads your comments.
By Joshua Barajas
At a time when Jim Crow laws still gripped the U.S. southern states and the civil rights movement was beginning to hit its stride, Harper Lee was quietly developing two books that told the story of racism in the South.
After months of anticipation, Harper Lee’s second novel, “Go Set A Watchman” will be released on Tuesday. The book takes place 20 years after the events of “To Kill A Mockingbird.” But early reviews reveal that the story takes an…
By PBS NewsHour
After months of anticipation, Harper Lee's novel "Go Set A Watchman" comes out this Tuesday. The novel takes place 20 years after the events of "To Kill a Mockingbird," which has sold over 40 million copies since its publication over…
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