The Secret Life of Bees

Sue Monk Kidd

"...The hardest thing on Earth is choosing what matters."

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She ran away from home to find a home.

The Life of Lily:

The Secret Life of Bees tells a story of a fourteen year old girl, Lily, who lives with her abusive father T.Ray and servant Rosaleen. After Rosaleen gets in trouble with the law Lily and Rosaleen run away to three black women's home. Lily believes that these women have some connection to her deceased mother, whom Lily only has only one clear memory of. Throughout her time with these women she discovers many important aspects in life, such as how to love and even how to be loved, but will she discover what really happened to her mother?
Have you ever felt like you were unlovable? Have you ever felt this ache in your chest like no matter what you do it will never be enough to win the hearts of those around you?

Praise for The Secret Life of Bees:

"Maybe it's true that there are no perfect books, but I closed this one believing that I had found perfection."

-Book Magazine

"Kidd has written a triumphant coming-of-age novel that speaks to the universal need for love."

-New Orleans Times-Picayune

What's with all the buzz about The Secret Life of Bees?

The Secret Life of Bees..
-Was a New York Times Bestseller
-Was turned into an award winning movie
-And has been translated into 24 different languages

Don't miss out on this amazing, heart felt story about a young girl trying to find her way!

Sophia North - 7th period