A key theme in this book is competition: black vs. white, father vs. daughter, and even truths vs. lies. Lily is constantly innovating from her failures, and the passion that she has for the one she adores is a key motivator.
Secret Life of Bees, is available through Indiana Humanities Novel Conversations lending library. Request a set (for free!) for your book club today.
In September, October and November, Indiana Humanities is exploring the topic of “civility,” as part of its Spirit of Competition theme.