There is a house on the street that is said to have a very mean person living there, and so the kids go to investigate.
Atticus takes the job to defend Tom Robinson, and to be his lawyer.
Calpurnia takes the Finch children to her black church and the kids don't get welcomed very nicely because they are white.
The story "To Kill a Mockingbird" was written by Harper Lee in the early 1960's. The book takes place in the fictional town of Maycomb Alabama, and takes place in the early 1930's which was a very racist time and place in history. The story is based around 3 children and their view on all of the prejudice issues in their town. Their father, Atticus Finch, takes on the job to be the defending lawyer for a black man named Tom Robinson, who was accused of raping a white woman. Two of the children mentioned before belong to Mr. Finch, and the other is a neighborhood friend. A few houses down from the Finch home is the Radley home, which is said to have a monster of a man named Boo living there. The children get curious about Boo and spend a lot of time trying to investigate. By the end of the story the Finch children go to the final verdict to watch their father fight for Toms freedom. Due the racial issues of the town the convicted him guilty, even though there was evidence to prove him innocent. At the end of the story Jem and Scout get attacked by a man in the woods, and Boo Radley comes to save them and brings Jem back to his home, which shows that Boo is a very thoughtful person that does have a caring heart.
The Finchchildren get to watch their father fight in court for the black man accused of rape, who then got convicted in front of the children.
Boo Radley brings Jem back home after he gets attacked, which shows that Boo is a real person, but most shows that he is a nice person.