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long-tailed grey-and-white songbird of the southern United States able to mimic songs of other birds

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Chris Wilkinson, of the Mockingbird Trust, said: "We asked celebrities to spend 'a minute for the Mockingbird' and have been overwhelmed by the huge number who have supported the charity by drawing a doodle for us.
The Anna Wilkinson Mockingbird Trust was named after Anna's favourite book.
Twitter was aflutter about To Kill a Mockingbird as well:
Although the actress has not vocally expressed interest in reprising Mockingbird, she retweeted an article about the character's possible inclusion in the planned 'Black Widow' movie.
Joining her to sing the book's praises was writer Aaron Sorkin, whose adaptation of "Mockingbird" starts Broadway previews next month, and cast members.
Instead, she simply posted a gif of Mockingbird in action on "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D."
This resource provides information about Harper Lee's life and experiences growing up in Alabama in the 1930s and examines her two novels, To Kill a Mockingbird and Go Set a Watchman, in terms of their literary structure and themes, their historical context, their impact, and issues of race, the status of women, class, the South, the figure of the hero, and censorship, as well as controversies raised by the novels that are relevant today.
"We have added a second weekend to this event due to the sell out of the first," said a spokesman for the Mockingbird. "Dig out your cloaks, mount your broomsticks and don't forget your wand!" All eight Harry Potter films will be shown back-to-back.
Publishing company Penguin Random House revealed on Tuesday that book publisher William Heinemann has acquired UK and Commonwealth rights, excluding Canada, to a new version of Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird which has been illustrated and adapted by Fred Fordham.
The Mockingbird Foundation - a volunteer group of Phish fans, is delivering the initial funds for this grant.
The northern mockingbird can impersonate animals, musical instruments, and dozens of other bird species.
<i>To Kill a Mockingbird is</i> focalized solely through a young Scout, while a much older Jean Louise provides extra, autodiegetic narration, sometimes omniscient, sometimes limited, allowing her characters to dialogue action in moments but then summarizing conversations herself at other moments.
"Laurence's passing reminded me of the book To Kill A Mockingbird," he said.
HarperCollins will provide the trade paperback of Harper Lee's 1960 classic, "To Kill a Mockingbird," at a discount through retail accounts that sell directly to schools, according to a report in the New York Times.