Do you know that To Kill a Mockingbird was first published 50 years ago? I read this book nearly every year in high school. (That means about six times because my high school was 7th-12th grades.) My homeroom teacher was an English teacher, and she had 25 copies or so sitting on her shelves, and I was always welcome to read a copy during homeroom. Oddly enough, in tenth or eleventh grade when I should have read it for class, Mrs. Batch was on sabbatical and Mrs. Brown did not use it in class. After college, I purchased my own copy. I would like a copy of the movie for my own instead of borrowing it from the library. (It is on my Christmas list this year!)
Well, this month Amy, at Hope is the Word, has challenged readers to read, watch, or read about TKAM. I am not sure what I will be able to do before September begins, but I do know two exciting things. This week I won Scout, Atticus, and Boo from Bookin' with Bingo! (As far as winning things, I should write a list of my favorite wins...I have had some fabulous ones like a set of Mysterious Benedict Society, Daughter of Mine, and a vacuum. That's why I like to offer giveaways! I'm pretty sure this book will be a favorite win, too..)
Coming up, I will also review a book from Tyndale called Mockingbird Parables. I hope I am not disappointed. That paired with Scout, Atticus, and Boo should keep me content for a long time! I'm not sure either of these books will arrive in time for the challenge, but I hope so! In the meantime, I should probably reread my all-time favorite book. Want to join me?
Washington, D.C. Family Trip - With Washington, D.C. only a couple of hours away, our family took an overnight trip to our nation's capitol. It was highly educational, but more than that...