Coming of age in Sue Monk Kidd's The secret life of bees
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Detroit : Greenhaven Press/Gale Cengage Learning, c2013.
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129 pages : ill. ; 24 cm.
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9-12
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Antioch High - Teen Non-Fiction
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This volume explores the life and work of Sue Monk Kidd, focusing particularly on the coming of age theme in her novel The Secret Life of Bees. The book presents readers with a collection of essays that address topics such as community as a place for transformation, Lily's development at the expense of black individualism, and the role of social consciousness and spirituality. Modern perspectives on adolescence are also presented, allowing readers to make important connections between the text and the concerns of today's world.
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9780737763836 :, 9780737763843 (pbk.), 0737763833 :

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Includes chronology.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-124) and index.
Description
This book presents selected writings representing a variety of perspectives on "bildungsromans."
Target Audience
9-12,Medialog, Inc.
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Bryfonski, D. (2013). Coming of age in Sue Monk Kidd's The secret life of bees. Detroit: Greenhaven Press/Gale Cengage Learning.

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Bryfonski, Dedria. 2013. Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees. Detroit: Greenhaven Press/Gale Cengage Learning.

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Bryfonski, Dedria, Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees. Detroit: Greenhaven Press/Gale Cengage Learning, 2013.

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Bryfonski, Dedria. Coming of Age in Sue Monk Kidd's The Secret Life of Bees. Detroit: Greenhaven Press/Gale Cengage Learning, 2013. Print.

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