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Author Buchmann, Stephen L.
Title Honey bees : letters from the hive / Stephen Buchmann.
Pub Info New York : Delacorte Press, [2010]
book jacket
 Centerville Children's  J 638.1 BUC     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 212 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience 1340L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 9.0 6 6 137468
"A history of bees and honey"--Jacket.
"Based on the adult book, Letters from the hive: an intimate history of bees, honey, and humankind published by Delacorte Press in 2005."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Secrets of the bee -- Flowers and bees: the dance -- A year in the life of a beekeeper -- Staying in touch: the beekeeper's craft -- The beginning of an enduring passion: prehistoric honey hunters -- A taste of honey: sampling varieties from around the world -- Trading honey in the ancient and modern worlds -- Searching for gold: ancient rituals and modern-day honey hunters -- Good for what ails you -- How sweet it is: cooking with honey throughout the ages.
Summary "A fascinating look at the story of bees, the many extraordinary and often unexpected ways they've enriched our lives from prehistoric times to today, and their importance in keeping the food chain thriving."
Subject Honeybee.
Bee culture.
Bee culture.
Alt Title Letters from the hive
ISBN 9780385737708 (hardcover)
9780385906838 (glb)
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