"People who think dying is the worst thing don't know a thing about life"
"Apologizing to those men should've just been a different way of dying."
"Regrets don't help anything"
Lily Owens is a 14 year old white girl who is staying at Augusts house to find out about her mother. Lily been through a lot ever since her mothers death.. She is really smart and wants to go to beauty school, but Mrs. Henry says thats insulting her intelligence.
"but she's white, August."
Rosaleen was T. Rays and Lilys housekeeper until she left to Tiburon with Lily. She helped raise Lily after her mother died. Rosaleen is like Lilys second mother. She is a strong women and won't let things get to her easily.
"You wake me up again, Lily and I'll get out the Martha Whites, you hear me?"
August is a nice women who is letting Lily stay with her even though she lied to her. She is a bee keeper and is also Zachs godmother. her favorite color is blue.She helped Lily when she first got her despite knowing that she lied to her.
June is August sister. She didn't really accept Lily when she got there because she's white. She later accepted Lily with a hug one afternoon. June doesn't like white people because they used color people as workers.
T. Ray is Lilys dad. He is racist. He is not very nice to LIly eversince her mother died. He never mentioned Lilys mother until before she was going to start school.
May is also Augusts sister. she use to have a twin sister named April, but she committed suicide. Her and Rosaleen got really close. She was a sweet person and was the one that told Lily her mother has been there. May committed suicide the night she found out Zach was is jail.