Four wonderful campers—Liliana, Eva, Isabel, and Taya—joined us for our August creative writing camp. Allison, a bookseller at Bee Hive (and a published poet!), led the camp every day in writing, reading, crafts, and observational walks around town. Imagination is so important to creativity, so we began each day with time devoted to free-writing: immersing […]

Friday August 5, 2015

The awesome Julia Goldberg invited Bee Hive on her Friday, June 5th show to chat about all things books and Bee Hive! Check it out here – its 1 hour 18 mins in….

Saturday June 6, 2015

Why, for our kids’ sakes, we have to hold on tight to
 independent bookstores My introduction to reading was an excruciating experience. The memory of sitting at the kitchen bar in miserable, frustrated tears before my impossibly challenging homework, which looked nothing like it was supposed to, is still vivid in my mind. Both in […]

Wednesday May 3, 2015

  Besos for Baby, by Jen Arena, $6.99 Everybody has kisses for Baby, even Gato and Viento! Besos come from everywhere in this perfect board book for children learning English and Spanish. After all, love is in all languages. Ages 0-3.   Little Owl’s Night, by Divya Srinivasan, $6.99 A bedtime story that ends with sunrise! Follow […]

Wednesday December 3, 2014

Ice Cream Summer, by Peter Sís Summer is the sweetest season in this delightful picture book, its pages filled with cool pastel landscapes and ice cream-inspired dreams: a hammock strung between ice-cream cone trees, sand castles made in the shape of sundaes! Ice cream is Joe’s mouthwatering muse: thanks to his love of the refreshing […]

Wednesday December 3, 2014

The Curious World of Calpurnia Tate, by Jacqueline Kelly Lucky for us, the intrepid Callie Vee is back in this sequel to The Evolution of Calpurnia Tate. The year is 1900, and she’s just seen her first snowfall in her hometown of Fentress, Texas, which seems like a good omen for her thirteenth year. Her […]

Wednesday December 3, 2014

The Accident Season by Moïra Fowley-Doyle Every October, 17-year-old Cara, Melanie (her mother), Alice (her sister), and Sam (her sort-of stepbrother) do their best to survive the accident season, when they all become uncannily prone to injuries and mishaps of all kinds. And this year, Cara’s best friend Bea, who’s a little bit of a […]

Wednesday December 3, 2014

On Wednesday, August 6th Bee Hive made the news. Check out the interview that aired on the KSFR Noon Show below! (its about 25 minutes in – only lasts a couple of minutes)

Sunday August 7, 2014

Middle-grade writer Nikki Loftin’s creative writing workshop on Suwas an amazing experience we won’t soon forget. Aspiring writers, ages 7 and up, were dazzled and inspired – and went away with their own recreated fairy tales! In the history of Bee Hive events – this was definitely a highlight….

Tuesday August 2, 2014

On Saturday, October 19th Bee Hive was lucky enough to have Rosemary Wells at the store to do a book signing. People started arriving a little before 3:00 and kept pouring in for the next hour. We had over two hundred people turn out to give Rosemary a warm, wonderful welcome. After she finished signing […]

Wednesday October 3, 2013