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Honey bees [electronic resource] : Letters from the Hive. Stephen Buchmann.

Buchmann, Stephen. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780375895579 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2010.

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Summary, etc.: In Honey Bees: Letters From the Hive, bee expert Stephen Buchmann takes readers on an incredible tour. Enter a beehive--one part nursery, one part honey factory, one part queen bee sanctum--then fly through backyard gardens, open fields, and deserts where wildflowers bloom. It's fascinating--and delicious!Hailed for their hard work and harmonious society, bees make possible life on earth as we know it. This fundamental link between bees and humans reaches beyond biology to our environment and our culture: bees have long played important roles in art, religion, literature, and medicine--and, of course, in the kitchen.For honey fanatics and all who have a sweet tooth, this book not only entertains and enlightens but also reminds us of the fragility of humanity's relationship with nature. Includes illustrations and photographs throughout.From the Hardcover edition.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 7 - Text Difficulty 8
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
1340 Lexile.
9 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3176 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Science.
Genre: Electronic books.

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