Scout provides a brief introduction to the town of Maycomb, Alabama and its inhabitants, including her widowed father Atticus Finch, attorney and state legislator; Calpurnia, their "Negro" cook and housekeeper; and various neighbors. Their attempts culminate in a dare to Jem, which he grudgingly takes. Analysis This chapter sets the tone and basis for everything else that happens in the novel. Scout depicts her world as a place of absolutes.
Un-put-down-able books, for me, have certain qualities: And if this has happened to you lately, tell us in comments. Need ideas for this category? Some links including all Amazon links are affiliate links. Megan Abbott Abbott has a reputation for writing nail-biters but this is the first of her work I read.
In her newest release, she builds her domestic suspense around an elite teen gymnast—an excellent backdrop for a creepy mystery because in this high-stakes world people will stop at almost nothing to get what they want. Abbott kept me guessing the whole way through: Recommended reading for fans of Mary Kubica and Gillian Flynn.
Liane Moriarty Moriarty's works are compulsively readable: I spreed through this like it was the fluffiest chick lit, but found myself mulling over its themes for weeks after I finished. Amor Towles This Gatsby-esque novel plunges you into the streets of Manhattan, circa The girls vie for his affection—until one impulsive decision changes everything.
A beautifully drawn story of wealth and class, luck and fate, love and illusion. Rob Thomas The story starts ten years after Veronica's high school graduation, a few months after the movie left off. Veronica is called in to investigate when a girl disappears from a Spring Break party, but it soon becomes apparent this is no ordinary missing persons case, and Veronica is quickly pulled back into Neptune's seedy underworld.
This wasn't high literature or anything, but it was so much fun and had such good narrative drive I didn't want to stop until I knew how it ended.
Susan Meissner I know a lot of Susan Meissner fans, and many of those readers cite this one as their favorite. The action goes back and forth in time between two women, a century apart, who are linked by a beautiful scarf and by their unlikely survival in two devastating tragedies in New York City.
Meissner's tone makes this an easy, enjoyable read despite the tough subject matter, making it easy to polish off in a day. Blake Crouch This fast-moving, cinematic thriller begins when the protagonist is kidnapped on his way home from meeting a friend, and is asked a strange question by his strangely familiar captor: Imagine the zaniness of Ready Player One, minus the video games or nostalgia trip.
Amy Gentry I devoured this in one sitting.
Usually I don't think the premise sells the book, but this one does: Julie was kidnapped from her own home when she was thirteen, and eight years later, the mystery is unsolved.
Her family assumes the worst but can't be sure. Then one day, the doorbell rings, and it's Julie.
But as she settles in to her new, old family, inconsistencies begin to emerge in her story. Why would she lie? Is it really her? I couldn't resist turning the pages until I found out for myself.
Sylvain Neuvel I never, and I mean never, would have picked this up on my own, and was surprised to love it.To Kill a Mockingbird Check Questions This download contains check questions for all 31 chapters in Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird" novel.
These are simple questions used to make sure students are reading the assigned chapters. Some chapters are combined, but many are single chapter4/5(37). To Kill a Mockingbird is Harper Lee’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a child’s view of race and justice in the Depression-era South.
The book sells one million copies per year, and Scout remains one of the most beloved characters in American fiction. To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide: Chapters Directions: Please use these questions to guide your reading comprehension.
You will not be asked to turn these questions in for points; rather, any number of these questions will appear on your quiz the day that the assigned reading is due.
The quiz and worksheet will determine what you know about Chapter 9 of 'To Kill a Mockingbird.' To Kill a Mockingbird Chapter Summaries: Part 1 To Kill a Mockingbird Study Guide 5 chapters. About this List. These entries are from e-mail, online book lists, and the bibliographies included in books and papers.
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