Sue Monk Kidd's 10 favorite books
Sue Monk Kidd, author of "The Secret Life of Bees," shares her favorite reads.
3. ‘To Kill a Mockingbird,’ by Harper Lee
Scout Finch lives an idyllic childhood with her older brother Jem and summer playmate, Dill. Her father Atticus is a respected lawyer in and around their home of Maycomb, Alabama. However, when Atticus agrees to defend Tom Robinson – an innocent black man fighting a losing battle against a white accuser – Scout’s eyes are opened to the uglier aspects of the society around her.