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Paska, Megan

Summary: The number of urban beekeepers has escalated with more than 25 percent increases year over year in the United States and the United Kingdom. From a go-to authority on beekeeping and backyard farming, The Rooftop Beekeeper is the first handbook to explore the ease and charm of keeping bees in an urban environment. This useful manual--at once a good read and a pretty object--features a relatable...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638.1 PAS

Imhoof, Markus

Summary: “If 70 percent of all cattle or 30 percent of all chickens were to die annually, states of emergency would be declared everywhere. The death of bees is at least that dramatic and with even more far-reaching consequences.” More Than Honey, the book based on the award-winning documentary of the same name, takes us on a global tour of the world of bees, introducing us along the way to “killer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greystone Books 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638.1 IMH

Summary: "Hatidze lives with her ailing mother in the mountains of Macedonia, making a living cultivating honey using ancient beekeeping traditions. When an unruly family moves in next door, what at first seems like a balm for her solitude becomes a source of tension as they, too, want to practice beekeeping, while disregarding her advice"--Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HON

Ryde, Joanna.

Summary: As sustainability and organic living become increasingly popular, so does a desire to live a more self-sufficient lifestyle. This timely book will help you to achieve self-sufficiency and make beekeeping a reality. Beekeeping is about management, control and learning to understand the honeybee. It can also become a very enjoyable and sociable pastime - visiting others' hives and picking up...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Holland 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638 RYD

Jukes, Helen

Summary: "Helen Jukes is entering her thirties and feeling disconnected and trapped by her office job. Then, for good luck, she is given a colony of honeybees. According to folklore, a colony, freely given, brings good fortune, and the author embarks on an emotional, rewarding journey during the course of a year as she cares for these wondrous beings and learns the art of beekeeping." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JUKES, HELEN JUK

Nelson, Robin

Summary: Describes the process of making honey, from a bee's collection of nectar to honey production on a beekeeper's farm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2003

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Mortimer, Frank

Summary: Mortimer invites readers on an eye-opening journey into the secret world of bees-- and the singular world of his fellow bee-keepers. In connecting with a club of disparate but kindred spirits, he discovers the centuries-old history of the trade; the practicality of maintaining it; what bees see, think, and feel; how they talk to each other and socialize; and what can be done to combat their...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press, Kensington Publishing Corp. 2021

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638.1 Mortimer 2021

Nargi, Lela.

Summary: Fred, a beekeeper whose hives are on the roof of his Brooklyn, New York, apartment building, tends his bees and distributes their honey to his neighbors. Includes facts about bees and beekeepers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2011

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Hurley, Jorey

Summary: "An exploration of the life cycle of bees and how they construct hives and make honey."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE HUR

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HUR

Ilona.

Contents: The first taste -- The magic -- In the hive -- Dancing with bees -- From nectar to honey -- Living with bees -- The sting -- The danger -- The fragrant work -- Beyond honey -- The taste of the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Timber Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638.1 REA

Micucci, Charles.

Summary: Depicts the life cycle and habits of the honeybee, describing in detail the organization of the hive and the making of honey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 595.79 Micucci 1995

Montgomery, Candice

Summary: On the day Torrey officially becomes a college freshman, he gets a call that might force him to drop out before he's even made it through orientation: the bee farm his beloved uncle Miles left him after his tragic death is being foreclosed on. Torrey would love nothing more than to leave behind the family and neighborhood that's bleeding him dry. But he still feels compelled to care for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC MON

Benjamin, Alison

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: A stunning, comprehensive lifestyle guide to beekeeping packed with images, information, practical advice, useful resources and recipes. Whether you have a tiny balcony or acres of land, live in the middle of a city or in the countryside, you can keep bees. With everything you need to consider before you set up your colony, you'll understand bees and their psychology, learn where to get them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638.1 BEN

Davis, Danielle

Summary: Seventh-grader Zinnia's last-day-of-school got off to a bad start when she ended up in the vice principal's office for yarn-bombing a statue of the school mascot, but it is about to get a whole lot worse--because, thanks to the incompetence of Bee 641, acolony of commercial, migratory bees escaping from a truck has settled their colony in her hair.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DAV

Davis, Ivor

Summary: The book introduces the reader to beekeeping, including such areas as the workings of the colony, the structure of a hive, how to acquire bees and keep them healthy and what happens in each month in a beekeeping year.Each chapter is accompanied by anecdotes, answers to frequently asked questions and fascinating facts about bees and honey.The new edition includes new step-by-step sequences to...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Wildlife 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638.1 DAV

Garvin, Eileen

7 holds on 5 copies

Summary: "Following three lonely strangers in a rural Oregon town, each working through grief and life's curveballs, who are brought together by happenstance on a local honeybee farm where they find surprising friendship, healing--and maybe even a second chance--just when they least expect it"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 2021

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Hubbell, Sue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638.1 HUB

May, Meredith

Summary: "Meredith May recalls the first time a honeybee crawled on her arm. She was five years old, her parents had recently split and suddenly she found herself in the care of her grandfather, an eccentric beekeeper who made honey in a rusty old military bus in the yard. That first close encounter was at once terrifying and exhilarating for May, and in that moment she discovered that everything she...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Enterprises 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MAY

Micucci, Charles.

Summary: Depicts the life cycle and habits of the honeybee, describing in detail the organization of the hive and the making of honey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ticknor & Fields Books for Young Readers 1995

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 595.79 MIC

Belknap, Cindy

Summary: Beekeeping is both a hobby and a practical business plan that many individuals have taken up in recent years as a viable way to culture a valuable natural resource and have fun in the process. In any given year, an effectively built beekeeping business can bring profits up to 500 percent of your investment according to numerous private beekeepers. The benefit of growing your own honey and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atlantic Publishing Group Inc. 2011

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Buchmann, Stephen L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2005

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638.1 BUC

Lye, Harriet Alida

Summary: Attracted to an artists' colony on a drought-stricken honey farm where residents are offered free room and board in exchange for hard labor, a wide-eyed poetry graduate falls for a fellow artist and begins to notice tensions linked to ominous events and her hostess's past.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC LYE

Stilton, Geronimo

Summary: Geronimo Stilton and Trap team with a group of beekeepers to start harvesting honey, but their efforts are complicated by the evil Madam No.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2020

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3 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED STI

Tew, James E.

Summary: Offers solutions to one hundred of the most common problems that beekeepers face, covering such aspects as managing the hive and processing honey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quarry Books 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 638 TEW

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