Bees Are Buzzing

Created by Amy Atzert, collection development librarian

World Bee Day happens each year on May 20. It is a good time to learn about these amazing creatures and acknowledge their important role in our ecosystem. These books will help children learn more about how much bees matter, why they are declining, and what we can do to help.

  • Bee” by Rebecca Sabelko

Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to the life cycle of a bee. It is intended for students in kindergarten through third grade.

An introduction to the humble honeybee: nature’s hardest worker, and much more than just a provider of honey.

With a call to action for young people to become knowledgeable about our natural world and involved in its preservation, it’s a hopeful and accessible guide to our history with these teddy bears of the insect world.

This book looks closely at the life cycle of one bee and helps readers of all ages understand and appreciate the contributions and significance of all bees. 

Through the quirky, humorous, and irreverent approach of this book, kids will enjoy learning about the life of this incredible pollinator.

This book introduces emergent readers to bees while providing them with a supportive, first nonfiction reading experience

Listen to tiny tales from Buzzwing the hardworking honeybee. Combining nonfiction with a splash of fantasy, this is a book to get lost in, time and again.