Jean Louise "Scout" Finch is a fictional character in the 1960/1962 book/movie To Kill A Mockingbird. She is six years old and is the main protagonist. Scout is the daughter of Atticus, and has an older brother named Jem who is 3 years older than her.
Scout is a precocious child who, according to Jem "knew how to read ever since she was born."
She is sweet to her father, but will also fight to defend him.