Grade 6

World War II Resistance Fighters

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

In the 1940s, Adolf Hitler and his Nazi German forces were taking control of European countries. They killed and assaulted people, stealing food and other supplies for themselves. Many in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 940.53/1

World War II Spies and Secret Agents

From the Series Heroes of World War II (Alternator Books ® )

Under cover and in secret during World War II, Allied spies and secret agents worked behind the scenes to send messages, take pictures, and find out about the enemy's plans. These spies broke… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 940.54/860922

Wounded Brains: True Survival Stories

From the Series Powerful Medicine

• A triathlon athlete has part of her skull removed to relieve the pressure on her injured brain after a car accident. • A soldier, wounded by a mortar explosion in Iraq, works with doctors… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 617.4'81044

Write and Record Your Own Songs

From the Series Digital Makers (Alternator Books ® )

Perhaps you've always dreamed about performing your music for others. Grab a mic and let's get going! Share your music with family, friends, or even the whole world by writing a song and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • Dewey: 782.42/13

Write and Revise Your Project

From the Series Info Wise

You're ready to write your research paper or presentation. Learn how to create a convincing argument, support your opinions using facts and figures from reliable sources, and edit and revise… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 371.30281

Writer of the Plains: A Story about Willa Cather

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

From the time she was a young child, Willa Cather had a gift with words and she loved stories. As a child on the Nebraska prairie, she heard many stories from her neighbors, many of them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 790
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 813'.52
5 titles

Write This Way — eBook Set

From the Series Write This Way

Aspiring writers will be pointed in the right direction to start a variety of writing projects. Using a light tone and a step-by-step approach, each book guides readers through the process of… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $253.25
  • Your Price: $189.94
  • 5 titles

Writing Fantastic Fiction

From the Series Write This Way

Want to write a fantastic work of fiction? Sometimes getting started is the hardest part. This book takes you through the steps of writing a story from beginning to end. Learn how to gather… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 808.3

Writing for Freedom: A Story about Lydia Maria Child

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Lydia Maria Child grew up in the 1800s reading countless books. She defied the idea that girls weren't supposed to fill their minds with ideas and stories. They weren't supposed to write… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 818'.309

Writing Intriguing Informational Pieces

From the Series Write This Way

Want to write pieces that are informative and interesting? This book will guide you through the process of writing about topics such as animals, science discoveries, historical events… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 808'.042

Writing Notable Narrative Nonfiction

From the Series Write This Way

Have you ever wanted to write a true story? Maybe you have an interesting experience to share from your life or from someone in your family. Or perhaps you'd like to write about a famous… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 808.02

Writing Outstanding Opinion Pieces

From the Series Write This Way

Want to write an outstanding opinion piece? From start to finish, this book takes you through the steps of writing a commentary, a letter to the editor, or a review. Learn how to select a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 808.06'607

Writing Powerful Persuasive Pieces

From the Series Write This Way

Do you like to argue? Do you have any strong beliefs? Maybe you'd like to show other people your side of an issue—and you'd like to do it in writing. This book takes you through the steps of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • Dewey: 372.62'3

Written in Bone: Buried Lives of Jamestown and Colonial Maryland

Bright white teeth. Straight leg bones. Awkwardly contorted arm bones. On a hot summer day in 2005, Dr. Douglas Owsley of the Smithsonian Institution peered into an excavated grave, carefully… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 9.0
  • Dewey: 614'.17

Wuthering Heights

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Mr. Earnshaw, the owner of the Wuthering Heights manor, adopts a young orphan named Heathcliff to raise alongside his two children, Hindley and Catherine. Though Hindley hates him, Heathcliff… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • ATOS: 11.3
  • Dewey: 823'.8

Yao Ming, 2nd Edition

From the Series Sports Heroes and Legends

Yao Ming is a force on the basketball court. The center, born in Shanghai, China, towers over opponents at 7-foot-6. His strength, agility, and hard work have made him one of the most… Read More →

  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 796.323092

You Are Now on Indian Land: The American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island, California, 1969

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

On the night of November 20, 1969, ninety-two Native Americans sailed silently across the San Francisco Bay toward the island of Alcatraz. They intended to reclaim the land for Indian people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 323.1197

You Can Run

From the Series Robyn Hunter Mysteries

Trisha Hanover has run away from home before. But this time, she hasn't come back. To make matters worse, Robyn blew up at Trisha the same morning she disappeared. Now Robyn feels… Read More →

  • Lexile: 590
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

You Do You: Figuring Out Your Body, Dating, and Sexuality

Teen sex. STIs. Sexting. Rape. Sexual harassment. #MeToo and #YesAllWomen. Today's teens launch into their sexual lives facing challenging issues but with little if any formalized learning… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 306.70835

Your Cat's Superhero Skills

From the Series It's a Fact: Real Life Reads

Kitty may look like a fluffy, purring bundle of fur, but beneath that cuddly exterior lurks a skillful predator with incredible senses of hearing, sight, and smell. A predator with the grace… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: 636
4 titles

You're in Business! — eBook Set

From the Series You're in Business!

For kids too old for a lemonade stand and too young for most service-industry jobs, this series offers an abundance of money-making ideas just right for middle schoolers and junior high… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $170.60
  • Your Price: $127.95
  • 4 titles

Your Head Shape Reveals Your Personality!: Science's Biggest Mistakes about the Human Body

From the Series Science Gets It Wrong

Do your eyes send out light like headlights? Does your liver create blood? Do bumps on your head tell what's inside your brain? At one time, science supported wild notions like these! But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.9
  • Dewey: 610.9

You've Got Spirit!: Cheers, Chants, Tips, and Tricks Every Cheerleader Needs to Know

Gooooooo team! Do you want to learn more about cheerleading? Or are you already a cheerleader? Either way, this is the book for you! You'll find tips about everything from cheer gear and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 5.6
  • Dewey: 791.6'4

You Will Call Me Drog

Parker is a normal sixth grader—or he was normal before the puppet. It’s just an old hand puppet, sticking out of a garbage can, and even though Parker’s best friend says leave it, Parker… Read More →

  • Lexile: 600
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]