To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

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What gesture of friendship cements Miss Maudie and Scout's relationship?

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As Scout, Dill, and Jem continue to grow up, they also begin to change. One of the most evident changes is that Dill and Jem start to bond more as boys, leaving Scout behind in their games. As a result, Scout ends up spending more time with her neighbor, Miss Maudie, who likes to garden and has a very amiable way of treating children. Scout was not too familiar with Miss Maudie as a child, but, as part of her own growth into young womanhood, she is now warming up to the dynamics of female friendships. After all, why not be...

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