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EconKids Home Producers and Consumers When the Bees Fly Home / by Andrea Cheng, illustrated by Joline McFadden

When the Bees Fly Home / by Andrea Cheng, illustrated by Joline McFadden

 


Title:
  When the Bees Fly Home
Author:  Andrea Cheng
llustrator:  Joline McFadden
Publisher:  Tilbury House
ISBN: 0-88448-238-3
Year: 2002
Flesch-Kinkaid Grade Level:  3.9

Concepts: markets, human resources, producers and consumers

Summary:  When Jonathan's mom stays up late one night to make beeswax candles to sell at the local farmer's market, Jonathan comes downstairs to help.  He puts his own skills to work modeling small wax animals and insects to decorate the candles -- which prove so popular that they come home from the market with orders for lots more.

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