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Takeela
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What's Hot and What's Not?

Hey everyone i'm new here and i was just wondering what books are good?
I'm just starting "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee i'm on chapter 12 and it's getting good i'm just wondering why such title?
The Christian Lady:smileyhappy:
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ABI
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Re: What's Hot and What's Not?

I believe they kill a mockingbird symbolically at some point. :smileyhappy:
"There is nothing easier than self-deceit."
"Bombing for peace is like f***ing for virginity"
"There is no such thing as death, only the absence of life."
"There is no end, unless you let it."
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wolfchick1692
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Re: What's Hot and What's Not?

The whole point of "To Kill a Mockingbird" is the death of innocence. Apparently, killing a mockingbird is a sin because its a like a child, full of life and innocence. In the book, the innocence of several characters is "killed".
"The thing about trains... it doesn't matter where they're going. What matters is deciding to get on." -The Conductor from "The Polar Express"
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platinumpink
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Re: What's Hot and What's Not?

Look at the New Releases...then look at Fantasy (very popular) or Contemporary Teen Fiction (also very popular).
 
To Kill A Mockingbird...it's symbolic...Tom is the Mockingbird.