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To Kill a Mockingbird

by Harper Lee
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During their second summer together, how do Scout, Jem, and Dill decide to make Boo Radley come out?

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During their second summer together in To Kill a Mockingbird, the three children quickly grew tired of play-acting "Tom and Sam and Dick... the Rover Boys." They decided to design a new play based on Boo Radley, but it was just for fun: They were all still too scared of Boo to want to actually see him outside. Later, however, they decided to try and leave Boo a note attached to a fishing pole, but Atticus caught them in the act and warned them to "stop tormenting that man." On the last day of Dill's summer stay, the three of them decided to try to sneak a peek at Boo at night from the Radley porch, but a mysterious shadow (was it Boo) scared them away.

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