Wednesday, March 21, 2012

To kill a Mockingbird: YA characters and a Blog Hop


Update: My niece isn't too keen on seeing To Kill a Mockingbird at the Utah Shakespeare Festival this summer. Says she didn't care for the book in high school. 
One of our favorite actors is back this summer, so I sent her this message: 
"You must see To Kill a Mockingbird. Iago is Atticus!" 

Slimy, brilliant Iago will morph into wise, gentle Atticus. The magic of theater! 


OK, this is my first experience with a blog hop. Mea culpa. 
I am supposed to feature a favorite character from YA literature 
and offer a giveaway on my blog. 

That's easy enough, though I have to choose two characters: 
Scout and Jem from my favorite novel, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. 


Leave a comment about Jem or Scout or To Kill a Mockingbird here on my blog 
between March 21 and March 28, 2012. 

That's all you have to do. 

I'll select one entry at random and 
the prize will be a copy of the book.

 If you're the winner, I'll contact you for your snail mail address. 

You can visit all the other participating blogs and register for their giveaways 
by clicking on the link below





And a plug for a wonderful annual festival:


I'm seeing the stage production of To Kill a Mockingbird this summer at the Utah Shakespeare Festival. I've seen it performed before and it's beautifully written and designed. 

12 comments:

Christina Fiorelli said...

To Kill a Mockingbird is one of my favorite books EVER!! I read it in 9th grade and loved it. Atticus and Scout and Boo Radley are just such great characters.

thanks for the giveaway!

ccfioriole at gmail dot com

Emily @ Falling For YA said...

I actually adore this book and I think my sister might love it even more then me because on her 18th birthday she got a tattoo of a mockingbird on her collar bone, because the book affected her so.

I would love to win for her!

Lisa Cox said...

Ok, I'm sad to say that I have never read To Kill A Mockingbird.
I'd love to have the chance to by winning this, LOL

lisa (at) vetteklisa (dot) com

Anonymous said...

I've always loved Atticus Finch...a local store has "What Would Atticus Do?" buttons, and I bought several.

--eai(at)stanfordalumni(dot)org

Heather@The Flyleaf Review said...

One of the best works of literature ever. I live only a couple hours away from Monroeville AL, where Harper Lee grew up and based the town and many of the characters from TO Kill A Mockingbird. Every year the town's community theater stages a production based on the novel.I think that's so cool I've never been, I'm waiting for my boys to get a little older so we can go together:)Have fun at your performance! Thanks for the giveaway!

theflyleafreview at gmail dot com

debbie said...

I have always wanted to see the movie based on the book. I remember reading the book along time ago. I would love to read it now.
twoofakind12@yahoo.com

CTW said...

The relationship Scout has with her father is so inspiring. I love the actress who played Scout in the wonderful movie version and wonder if she did anything else.

Red Headed Bookworm said...

It has been so long since I read this book. It would be great to read again and for my kids to read too. Thanks for reminding about this book!

I would love for you to come sign up for the Friday the 13th blog hop. Sign ups available now! Drop by and check it out.
http://redheaded-bookworm.blogspot.com/2012/03/friday-13th-blog-hop-giveaway.html

Katrina said...

I already own this book but it is awesome so go you for picking it!

Vickie said...

I've actually never read this...I know, I know I have to...I've heard soooo many good things about this book but I never really got a chance to read it. I will though... :) Thanks for the giveaway!

Amy S. said...

I love To Kill a Mockingbird! I first read it in high school. Then I re-read it in college just because I loved it. Then I read it a few years ago for a book group at my local library. This is such an amazing book. I'd love to own my own copy. Thanks for the chance to win!
amy dot swihart at gmail dot com

LeDerpyReader said...

I've read The Lord of the Flies, but not this book yet D: Hope I win in order to read it :D
puieread at yahoo dot com