Are you ready for some Sweeter-than-Sweet Buzz?
It's official release day for The Hive Detectives: Chronicle of a Honey Bee Catastrophe by Loree Griffin Burns (Houghton Mifflin, 2010)!! Yay!
Move over Michael Bond and A.A. Milne -- the resident bears here at alphabet soup are hopelessly in love with Dr. Loree for writing this honey of a book! And who can blame them? After her amazing, Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award winning debut, Tracking Trash (Houghton Mifflin, 2007), Loree has written another compelling book about a critical issue that affects us all -- why are honey bees mysteriously disappearing?
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You may have heard about this phenomenon in the news -- back in 2006, commercial beekeeper Dave Hackenberg discovered twenty million of his bees had vanished without a trace.
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