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To Kill A Mockingbird Summary To Kill a Mockingbird takes place in Alabama the story is narrated by the main character a little girl named Scout Finch Her father Atticus Finch is a lawyer with moral beliefs Scout and her brother Jem and their friend Dill are intrigued and curious by the local rumors about a man named Boo Radley who lives in their neighborhood but never sets foot out his house Rumor has it that he once stabbed his father in the leg with a pair of scissors then he is made out to be some kind of lunatic Their friend Dill is from Mississippi but spends his summer in Maycomb at a house near the Finches The children are curious to know more about Boo so they create a mini-drama to re-enact the rumors which tell the events of his life They slowly begin moving closer to his house which is said to be haunted They try leaving notes for Boo on his windowsill but are caught by Atticus who takes them away Afterwards they try sneaking to the house at night and looking through the windows However Boos brother Nathan Radley who lives with him thinks he hears a prowler and begins firing his gun The children get away but Jem loses his pants in a gate by getting caught within the fence When he returns his ripped pants have been folded and sewn up Other mysterious things happen to the children A certain tree near the Radley house has a hole in which little presents are often left for them like pennies and chewing gum When they leave a note for the person who left these gifts Boos brother plugs up the hole the next day with cement The next winter brings unexpected cold and snows and
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