book cover of "Tru & Nelle", a novel by G. Neri. Based on the real-life friendship of Truman Capote and Nelle Harper Lee. A drawing of a boy and a girl sitting in a tree.

Tru and Nelle / G. Neri

This novel based on the childhood friendship of the authors Truman Capote and Harper Lee takes readers to Depression-era Monroeville, Alabama, where friends Tru (Truman) and Nelle (Harper) search for mysteries in their small town. When a local drugstore is broken into, Tru and Nelle use their detective skills to search for the culprit. Along the way, they discover a lot more about their town than they had planned to. Recommended for readers ages 9 and up, also available in audio.

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