The Boatwright use this for everything; it comes from the bees.
The policeman that took Rosaleen to jail.
Lily's mother's last name.
The lawyer who Zach likes to visit to hear about cases.
Lily's mother's name.
One of the Daughters of Mary who died.
Liy's favorite author.
Lily's caretaker.
The policeman that took Zach to jail.
Minister of Lily's church.
One of Zach's friends, threw a bottle at a white man.
A day that the sisters celebrate The Feast of Assumption and the Lady of Chains.
A white food that they used to lure roaches out.
One of the Daughters that offered to make Lily a hat.
August's sister, doesn't take to Lily very well.
The man that left June at the alter.
The sister that is a little crazy and get upset easily
The man that told Lily where August lived.
What all the sisters are named after.
Lily's last name.
The song May always sings when she's upset.
The color of the Boatwright sisters' house.
T-Ray's dog's name.
One of the Daughters that comes to the meetings. She wears crazy hats.
Where Lily originally lives in South Carolina.
Lily's father's full name.
A city in South Carolina where Lily runs away.
Lily's mother's imaginary friend.
What Lily calls her father.
Where Lily's mother is from.
Lily's fake last name.
The boy that helps at the bee farm, Lily has a crush on him.
Where August and her sisters grew up. (city)
The Act that was passed during this time.
The instrument that June plays.
Lily's favorite color.
The name of August's honey business.
What the three sisters' called their grandmother.
What May has to eat every morning.
One of the three sisters, a beekeeper.
The Boatwright sister that died when she was young.
What Lily's father sells.
Clayton Forrest's daughter.

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