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A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings: A Year of Keeping Bees By Helen Jukes Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781501766534
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 3-10 days
Published: Comstock Publishing - September 15th, 2022

I have never stayed up late into the night to finish a nonfiction book before, but Helen and her bees has me hooked! The minimal yet poetic attributes prescribed to the friends, locations and actions that intersect with her studies - utterly compelling. The controlled chaos, matriarchy, and environmental significance of a single colony - timely and impactful. Plus, she includes an awesome bibliography that would excite any nature reader! 


Review by Katelynn

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The Honey Bus: A Memoir of Loss, Courage and a Girl Saved by Bees By Meredith May Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780778309758
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Park Row - March 17th, 2020

It's difficult to review a memoir like this when the raw act of sharing certain childhood experiences is impactful on its own. However, I will say that this is a book full of lyrical, sensory-based memories; one that will make your heart ache for kids like Meredith and Matthew (and even the kid their mom used to be), but also soar when they succeed; a story that will fill you with gratitude for the family you choose, and for the bees that sustain and educate us along the way. 


Review by Katelynn