Early in the events of the book, Jem and Scout go by his house every day after school and find things in the knot-hole of a tree. After a while, they want to leave a thank you letter to person who puts the items in the tree. The next day, Jem and Scout find Nathan closing the hole in the tree. It is possible Boo put those items in there, as an attempt to reach out to the children.
Appearance - Scruffy
Personality - innocent, childlike, friendly, shy, giving
Role in the NovelEdit
Like Tom Robinson, Boo is a mockingbird. He is misunderstood, feared, and the subject of town gossip and speculation. For most of the novel, Boo is a mystery to the neighborhood, especially to Jem and Scout.