Hour of the Bees
Age Range: 8-14
Grade Range: 3-9
This gorgeous, atmospheric story blends reality and magical realism.
This gorgeous, atmospheric story blends reality and magical realism. When Carol goes to New Mexico to help her Grandpa Serge transition into a home for dementia, she was unprepared for the heat, the dust, and the prickliness of relative and land. But as Serge shares about the hundred year drought, and the healing tree and the green-glass lake and the bees, Carol needs to decide what to believe and what action to take. Readers rave about the strong, relatable characters, the fantastic setting, the captivating writing. Captivating. You won't want to put it down!
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