THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES

BY: SUE MONK KIDD

Lily Owens grew up with an abusive father by the name of T-Ray, and a blurry image of her killing her mother. When Rosaleen, the house keeper and step in mother, got into trouble down town T-Ray wouldn't free her. Lily had to make a decision, stay with T-Ray or free Rosaleen and run away. Lily decided to run away and try to find out more about her mom, but is it what she wants to find out? Is her so believed perfect mom perfect? Help Lily discover more about her mom and escape from the angry T-Ray.
On "the New York Times best seller" list for two and a half years.

In 2004, it gained the title of "Book Sense Paperback of the Year".

It was nominated for the Orange Prize in England!

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