The Secret Life of Bees
The Secret Life of Bees is a heart-felt story about a lost and adventurous young girl who struggles to fit in and in order to cope with her abusive father and the memory of her deceased mother, she writes stories. So, she runs away with her nanny, Rosaleen, to a small town in South Carolina in hopes to find more information about her mother.
“The queen, for her part, is the unifying force of the community; if she is removed from the hive, the workers very quickly sense her absence. After a few hours, or even less, they show unmistakable signs of queenlessness.”