The Backyard BeeKeper An Absolute Beginner's Guide to Keeping Bees in Your Yard and Garden, By Kim Flottum. 2010 Edition
191 Pages with numerous color photos. Information for starting a hive and personal gear and equipment, all about the different bees, how to manage the hive and bees for healthy and productive hives, and information about making candles, soap, creams, and recipes with honey. Also includes information on "greening" your beekeeping. Includes a glossary.