Show fewer items
48 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 26 cm
"Honeybees are a crucial part of our food chain. As they gather nectar from flowers to make sweet honey, these bees also play an important role in pollination, helping some plants produce fruit. But large numbers of honeybees are disappearing every year ... and no one knows why. Is a fungus kill ing them? Could a poor diet be the cause? What about changes to bees' natural habitat? In this real-life science mystery,scientists and beekeepers are working to answer these questions ... and save the world's honeybees before it's too late.
Includes bibliographical references (page 47) and index.
It's a mystery -- If honeybees are in trouble, we're in trouble! -- What is killing the honeybees? -- Will the future be sweet?
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.0 1.0 159955.
WNDSR Gift of Marian Sorbo, Kathleen & David Furie in memory of Marjorie Wyman.