Good Morning America Buzz Pick – The Secret Life of Bees turns 20

On Friday January 28th, Good Morning America celebrated the 20th anniversary of The Secret Life of Bees by naming it their Buzz Pick book of the week. Twenty years ago Good Morning America also named it to their ‘Read This’ book club.

Originally released in 2002, ‘Bees’ has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide, been translated in to 36 languages, and spent over two and half years on The New York Times’ Best Seller list. In 2008 it became a major motion picture starring Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning, Alicia Keys, Sophie Okonedo and Paul Bettany, winning The People’s Choice Award for Best Picture. In 2019 it debuted Off-Broadway at The Atlantic Theatre.

Teaching and Reading Group Guides for The Secret Life of Bees can be found here: