The Secret Life of Bees
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'The Secret Life of Bees' book

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'The Watsons go to Birmingham - 1963' book

Junior Companion Book

Our Community Celebration

Saratoga Reads events included a family program titled “The (Not So) Secret Life of Bees,” which explored the importance of honeybees and their role in local agriculture. The program was presented as part of Skidmore College’s annual Community Day and Kids’ Fair, which also featured arts and crafts, games, musical entertainment by Skidmore groups, and master balloon artist Wizzie. Other Saratoga Reads events included a screening of the film of The Secret Life of Bees, starring Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson, and Dakota Fanning; and a packed fundraising dinner at Hattie’s Restaurant.

Bee-themed crafts and information draw an enthusiastic crowd to a Saratoga Reads Kids Fair at Skidmore College.
Young fans make their own bees with the help of Skidmore Students and Saratoga Reads volunteers.