Spring 2019

The Broken Bees' Nest


From the Series Makers Make It Work

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Arun and Keya find the perfect tree for a tree house. Too bad it comes with a battered bees’ nest! These bees need a new home—right away! Tying into the popular Makers Movement, Makers Make It Work is a series of fun easy-to-read stories that focus on problem-solving and hands-on action. This charming story explores the Makers theme of Beekeeping and includes explanatory sidebars and an insect-related activity for young makers to try themselves!

Format List Price Your Price Qty
$25.32 $18.99
$5.99 $5.99
$38.65 $28.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction
Subject Makerspace, Science
Copyright 2018
Publisher Kane Press
Imprint Kane Press
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2019-01-01
BISACS JUV029010, JUV043000, JUV002140
Dewey [Fic]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 500
Guided Reading Level L
Features Activities, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Sidebars



“Short sentences, generous dialogue, and plentiful colorful illustrations make this an attractive book for home or classroom.”—Booklist

Publishers Weekly

STEM-based stories for easy readers spotlight hands-on action, creative problem solving, and an activity for readers to try.”—Publishers Weekly

Kirkus Reviews

“A solid addition to any classroom library, with the added bonus of a cast that’s wholly people of color.”—Kirkus Reviews

Author: Lydia Lukidis

Lydia Lukidis is a children's author with more than 30 books and eBooks published, along with numerous stories, poems and plays. She writes fiction and nonfiction, and also composes educational texts and lesson plans.

Illustrator: André Ceolin

André Ceolin is a self-taught illustrator from Brazil. He has illustrated several books for kids including My Journey to the Stars by astronaut Scott Kelly.