The Question and Answer section for The Secret Life of Bees is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
August brought Lily a hatbox full of her mother's belongings. It contained her mother's pocket mirror, her hairbrush, a gold whale pin, a black poetry book, and a picture of Lily and her mother.
In Chapter Two, we learn that Lily and Rosaleen are running away to Tiburon. Lily hopes to find someone there who knew her mother.