Grade 6

Spring 2020

Airline Pilot

From the Series Math Adventures (Step 2)

Use your math skills to be a topflight airline pilot. Pass your cadet assessment in flight training, and then travel the world. To become an officer, you will need to read information from a… Read More →

A King's Guide

From the Series How-To Guides for Fiendish Rulers

I am a powerful medieval king. I have an impressive castle, I like to be entertained by music and jesters, and I'm not afraid of an intense battle. But being a king isn't easy. There are a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 321/.60940902

Albania in Pictures

From the Series Visual Geography Series, Second Series

Albania maintains a distinct national identity despite a violent history of many different ruling groups. In one of Europe's poorest nations, resourceful Albanians fight harsh terrain to make… Read More →

  • ATOS: 7.2
  • Dewey: 949.65
Spring 2020

Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity

From the Series Graphic Science Biographies

Albert Einstein's restless intelligence drove him to ponder the biggest topics the universe has to offer: light, time, mass, energy, and more. His conclusions changed the way people thought… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]
Spring 2020

Albert Einstein: Relativity Rock Star

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Albert Einstein rewrote the rules of physics and changed how scientists see space and time forever. Learn how a boy who struggled in school became one of history's most renowned scientists. Read More →

  • Lexile: 820
  • Dewey: 530.092 [B]
Spring 2020

Alexander Hamilton: The Story of a Statesman

From the Series Gateway Biographies

A founder of the United States turned cultural phenomenon thanks to the hit Broadway musical Hamilton, Alexander Hamilton helped create American democracy. Follow his story from orphaned… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: 973.4092 [B]
Spring 2020

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: Political Headliner

From the Series Gateway Biographies

American politician Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is the youngest woman ever to serve in the US Congress. Learn about her young life, her work as an activist, and her career in the House of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 328.73/092 [B]

Alex Rodriguez, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Alex Rodriguez was born in New York City, only a few miles from Yankee Stadium. He grew up in the Dominican Republic and Miami, Florida, playing baseball whenever he could. Since he was… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Alex Rodriguez: Hot Corner, Hot Shot

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

In 2010 Alex Rodriquez achieved a major milestone. He became the seventh person in Major League Baseball (MLB) history—and the youngest—to hit 600 home runs. The previous year had also been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 796.357'092

Alex vs. the Four-Headed Gargantuan

From the Series Lorimer Illustrated Humor

Alex gets a paper route, dreaming of the money he will make and how he will spend it. But it's more work than he bargained for. Not only does he have to figure out how much money he gets to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ali Baba: Fooling the Forty Thieves [An Arabian Tale]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

From the pages of Arabian Nights comes an amazing tale of chance and adventure. Ali Baba, a poor man who makes his living selling wood, stumbles upon a secret cave where 40 bandits have been… Read More →

  • Lexile: 490
  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: 398'.352

A Library Story: Building a New Central Library

What do a children’s librarian, a city council member, a construction worker, and a world-famous architect have in common? They all worked together to create an amazing place: a public… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 727'.8'09776579

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Bored with reading a book with no pictures, Alice looks up and sees a white rabbit in a waistcoat. Curious, she follows. Tumbling down a rabbit hole after him, Alice leaves the rational world… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alien Agent Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

From the Series Alien Agent

Set

Middle-grade and reluctant older readers will have fun reading the series about Zack, a young, likable boy who considers himself quite ordinary, until he finds out he’s really an Alien Agent… Read More →

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  • 6 titles

Alien Contact

From the Series Alien Agent

Most humans know that scientists are combing outer space for evidence of intelligent life in the universe. And most aliens know that the Galactic Union has been diligently jamming those… Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alien Encounter

From the Series Alien Agent

Zack’s back at work again, as an Alien Agent. His assignment: find an alien kid who hijacked a spaceship to Roswell, New Mexico. Sound easy? Not quite. Because Zack’s dad is going too. And he’ Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alien Envoy

From the Series Alien Agent

Alien Agent Zack Gaither has spent his whole life on planet Earth. His assignment: to protect humans from the knowledge of life on other planets. Finally, the time is right, and Zack has the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alien Expedition

From the Series Alien Agent

In the third book in the series, young Alien Agent Zack Gaither is sent to Mongolia to liaise with his fellow agent Vraj, whom we met in Camp Alien. Vraj’s people, the Tirgizians, are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alien Incident on Planet J: Book 8

From the Series Twisted Journeys ®

Your spaceship needs a new part, and you’ll never get off this planet if you don’t make peace with the Makaknuk, the Zirifubi, and the Frongo! Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets YOU… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alien Invasion

From the Series Level Up

Solo_Lobo is a gamer who prefers to play by himself. But then he winds up in a virtual game set aboard an alien space station with a know-it-all robot named Spec. Spec is supposed to help… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Alien Investigation: Searching for the Truth about UFOs and Aliens

Imagine . . . you're in the woods after dark. Eerie green lights appear in the distance. Then there's a sudden flash and everything is dark again. You decide to take a closer look. You come… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1240
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 001.942

A Little Princess

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Young Sara Crewe grew up with her rich father in India, surrounded by servants and luxury. She's not royalty, but when she arrives at Miss Minchin's boarding school in London, everyone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Allergies

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

Allergens are all around us: in the air, on our pets, and in our food. According to USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, accidental exposure to food allergens leads to fifty thousand… Read More →

  • Dewey: 616.97

All Pooped Out: And Other Gross Expressions

From the Series It's Just an Expression

Farting around. Foaming at the mouth. Coughing up a lung. Have you ever heard these crazy expressions? People use them even when no one's really farting, dealing with a foamy face, or losing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 428.1