The Secret Life of Bees
In this novel about familial connections and racial equality, Lily Owens and Rosaleen, Lily's housekeeper, run away to Tiburon, South Carolina. There, they move in with three beekeeping sisters who may have known Lily’s mother.
Below are some reading passages that we have hand picked to supplement this book. Be sure to read the passage summaries and our suggestions for instructional use.
9th-10th Informational Text 960L
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