Bees on the Roof
Bees on the Roof
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Sam needs to find a seventh-grade science fair project and a way to save the restaurant where his father works. When he enrolls three friends in an effort to raise bees on a hotel roof in New York City, the complications multiply. Bee sting allergies, a great bee die-off, a rival team's cheating, a mysteriously reclusive science teacher, and Sam's romantic feelings for a classmate make the bee project anything but simple. This story includes lots of facts about bees and Colony Collapse Disorder.

Book Details


  • Educational
  • Environment
  • Juvenile Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12

Bees on the Roof is a book about a boy named Sam. Sam gets bee hives for a 7th grade science project. He and his three friends work together to raise the bees and save the restaurant where his father works. Bee allergies and problems with the hive cause so much trouble that Sam doesn’t know what to do. Will he fail his project? Will he have to take down the bee hives?

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