Chapter one: In chapter one, Scout and Jem meet Dill Harris, who's staying next door at his aunt's house. Dill, Scout and Jem spend the summer playing together and talking about Boo Radley, their elusive, ghost-like neighbor. Dill gets Jem to run up and touch the Radley's house. Everyone in the town thinks Boo's crazy. They say he stabbed his father with scissors when he was a teenager. Dill is fascinated with the stories about Boo Radley.