Posted on 4/17/2013
Reviewed by Madeleine, grade 9
The Secret Life of Bees is a touching story of friendship and charity despite the opposing force of racial inequality. This story is about a young girl whose whole life is challenged by a tragic accedent. She and her house keeper, who has been her mother figure since the accedent, runs from the law & finds their way to a honey bee plantation. There she is befriended by the three Boatwright sisters. She will discover her mother's past, & realize she found the mother she was looking for in the boatwright sisters!