Later it was turned into an Academy Award winning movie starring Gregory Peck.
The book was written by Harper Lee. Harper Lee died about a year ago and another novel she had been working on was found and published. It did not achieve the same level of fame as To Kill A Mocking Bird.
Here are some interesting facts about that famous book.
$3.95 Price of the book upon its release in 1960. Available on Amazon for $5.89 paperback.
40 Number of languages into which “Mockingbird” has been translated
40+ million Copies of the book that have been sold worldwide
893 weeks Time “Mockingbird” has spent on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books—a list that has only been around since 1993