To Kill A Mockingbird Controversy In Public Schools

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It is always a controversy in public schools, should a particular book be taught? Some may argue for or against based on the book's content, language, and morals. To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a debatable book on the required reading list for the tenth grade curriculum. Scout, or Jean Louise Finch, tells the story of Maycomb County in a way which is easy for the reader to understand and connect to. Although the book is yet another learning curve in the tenth grade's curriculum, many believe tenth graders are not yet mature enough to understand the messages To Kill a Mockingbird is voicing. While the argument against the book's language and actions are valid, the truth is that tenth grade students are more than capable of handling the

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