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Bee Fearless: Dream like a Kid

Title: Bee Fearless: Dream like a Kid
By: Mikaila Ulmer, founder of Me & the Bees Lemonade
Published: 2020

Fifteen-year-old lemonade entrepreneur Mikaila Ulmer shares her advice for life and business. Mikaila decided that she could use local honey with her grandmother's lemonade recipe to raise awareness and money for bee conservation and Me & the Bees Lemonade was born! Mikaila's lemonade stand has taken her from meetings with Fortune 500 CEOS, to securing a deal on Shark Tank, to the Obama White House. Age Range: 10 - 15 years

Call Number: xBiog Ulmer.M Ulmer.M

The Bee Book

Title: The Bee Book
By: Charlotte Milner
Published: 2018

This book is the perfect introduction to bee conservation for elementary school kids! Learn all about the beautiful world of bees and their adventure from flower to flower. You'll find out just how much they matter, why they are declining, and what we can do to help. Age Range: 5 - 8 years

Call Number: x595.799 Milne.C


Title: Beehive
By: Jorie Hurley
Published: 2020

Jorey Hurley is a master of absolutely simple science books for 2 - 4 year olds, usually using only one word per page but conveying so much with her stunning pictures! Age Range: 2 -4 years

Call Number: JPicture Hurle.J

Bees: A Honeyed History

Title: Bees: A Honeyed History
By: Piotr Socha
Published: 2017

One part science, one part cultural history, and countless parts fascination, Bees celebrates the important role that these intriguing insects have played in our ecosystem throughout the ages. From Athena to Alexander the Great and from Egypt to Ethiopia, Bees explores different methods of beekeeping and uncovers the debt that humans owe this vital species. Age Range: 6 - 10 years and up

Call Number: : x595.799 Socha.P

Bruno the Beekeeper: a honey primer

Title: Bruno the Beekeeper: a honey primer
By: Aneta Frantiska Holasová
Published: 2021

Follow a beekeeping bear through the seasons--and learn about the life cycle and ecology of bees--in this folksy step-by-step guide to caring for hives and harvesting honey, complete with awesome tools and detailed instructions! Age Range: 7 - 10 years (younger with a parent's help)

Call Number: J 638.1 H722 - NEW (Niles-Maine District Library)

Give Bees a Chance

Title: Give Bees a Chance
By: Bethany Barton
Published: 2017

In this nonfiction picture book an enthusiastic bee-loving narrator tries to convince a bee-phobic friend that our fuzzy, flying neighbors are our friends--we should all give bees a chance! Funny and Informative. Age Range: 4 - 8 years

Call Number: x595.799 Barto.B

Hello, Honeybees!

Title: Hello, Honeybees!
By: Hannah Rogge
Published: 2019

A board book with a pair of pop-out bees on a ribbon help very young children play with bees in a hive (the book itself, stood up and pulled into a circle). A joy! Age Range: 1 - 3 years


Honeybee: the busy life of Apis Mellifera

Title: Honeybee: the busy life of Apis Mellifera
By: Candace Fleming
Published: 2020

"If you buy only one bee book for the rest of your life, make it this one," says Collection Development Manager Betsy Bird. This book provides a thrilling, up close, and personal look at one honeybee's 52 day life. Age Range: 6-9 years

Call Number: x595.799 Flemi.C

The Honeybee

Title: The Honeybee
By: Kristin Hall
Published: 2018

Bzzz…What’s that?
Do you hear it? You’re near it.
It’s closer, it’s coming, it’s buzzing, it’s humming…A BEE!

This celebration of the critically important honeybee is a honey-sweet treasure of a picture book. Age Range: 4 - 8 years

Call Number: JPicture Hall.K

If Bees Disappeared

Title: If Bees Disappeared
By: Lily Williams
Published: 2021

Three beekeepers are inspecting their beehives and discover a potential case of colony collapse disorder, a relatively new phenomenon in which an entire colony of bees dies off quickly. The book then delves into the logical events that would follow if all honeybee colonies collapsed, showing how many species—plant and animal, including humans—would be adversely affected. Age Range: 4 - 8 years

Call Number: x595.799 Willi.L

The Thing About Bees: A Love Letter

Title: The Thing About Bees: A Love Letter
By: Shabazz Larkin
Published: 2019

"Sometimes bees can be a bit rude. They fly in your face and prance on your food." And yet... without bees, we might not have strawberries for shortcakes or avocados for tacos! Children are introduced to different kinds of bees, "how not to get stung," and how the things we fear are often things we don't fully understand. Age Range: 3 - 7 years

Call Number: JPicture Larki.S

The Way of the Hive: A honey bee's story

Title: The Way of the Hive: A honey bee's story
By: Jay Hosler
Published: 2021

Experience the life of a honeybee in this coming-of-age story about a bee named Nyuki, perfect for curious kids who are fans of the Science Comics series. Nyuki is a brand-new honeybee—and she has a lot of questions. Follow her on a lifelong journey as she annoys her sisters, avoids predators, and learns to trust her inner voice as she masters the way of the hive. Age Range: 9 - 12 years

Call Number:JGraphic Hosle.J

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