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Grade 6

Black Beauty

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Follow the adventures of a young horse in Victorian England, beginning with his idyllic upbringing with his mother on a farm, to his short career as a carriage horse for a wealthy family, to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 7.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Black Blizzard

From the Series Day of Disaster

Just when Tyler thought his day couldn't get any worse, his speech team's bus gets stuck in the middle of the desert. After an embarrassing screw-up that caused the team to lose, all Tyler… Read More →

  • Lexile: 660
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Black Holes: A Space Discovery Guide

From the Series Space Discovery Guides

Black holes are one of the greatest mysteries of outer space. No visible light can escape the strong gravity of a black hole. This makes black holes invisible—and very difficult to study. But… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 523.8/875

Black Widows: Deadly Biters

From the Series Arachnid World

Beware of the venomous spider with the large red spot—it is a black widow! In this book you will learn how black widows are similar to and different from other arachnids. Close-up photographs… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 595.4'4

Blast from the North

From the Series Lug

After saving his clan from saber-toothed tigers, Lug the caveboy has become a hero. The only problem: between the nightmares and his sudden skittishness around animals, he doesn't feel like… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Blazing Courage

From the Series Animal Rescues

Since getting a job at Top Tier stables, Annie has had her mind set on just one thing: earning enough money to buy a horse of her own. When she reaches her savings goal, she bids on a horse… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Bleed, Blister, Puke, and Purge: The Dirty Secrets Behind Early American Medicine

Riots over the medical use of cadavers, public access to institutions for the insane, and full-blown surgeries without the aid of anesthetics or painkillers. Welcome to the middle ages of… Read More →

Blind Curve: Acura Integra

From the Series Turbocharged

An Acura Integra has been in Penny's family's garage for years. Now, after countless hours of work, Penny and her brother have turned the Acura into fine-tuned street-racing machine. But just… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Blizzards

From the Series Disasters Up Close

A winter snowfall can be beautiful. But if conditions call for dense snow, freezing temperatures, and bone-chilling wind, you are in for a dangerous blizzard. These blinding, swirling storms… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 551.55'5

Blood Diaries: Tales of a 6th-Grade Vampire

Middle school is tough enough for normal humans, but when you're a vampire, it's even more challenging. Edgar rises to the occasion with wit, humor, and some help from his friends. Read More →

  • Lexile: 740
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Blood Moon

From the Series Midnight

Mateo has waited all year for this weekend: a road trip with his best friends to view the fabled blood moon eclipse. Even better, they're riding in the jeep he rebuilt himself. But when a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Fall 2019

Bloodthirsty Vampires

From the Series Unexplained (Alternator Books ® )

Explore the possibility that vampires exist through historical evidence and popular theories. High-interest subject matter paired with creepy photos and illustrations will captivate readers. Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 398/.45

Blow Out

From the Series Counterattack

It's the start of a new soccer season, and Lacy Sheridan is anxious. She spent the winter recovering from a knee injury that still gives her nightmares. But Lacy is trying not to let fear get… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

BMX Street

From the Series Extreme Summer Sports Zone

Did you know that BMX street riders do awesome tricks using objects you might see in a city park? These daring athletes slide down handrails with their grinds. They bunny hop up curbs and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 796.6'22

BMX Vert

From the Series Extreme Summer Sports Zone

Did you know that the top BMX vert riders can race up and down ramps to show off awesome stunts like no-handed 900° aerial spins? They can rotate their bikes two and a half times while… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 796.6'22

Board Sports

From the Series On the Radar: Sports

The tricks, stunts, thrills, and spills of boarding add up to a culture that is addictively cool. Make sure it's on your radar! Inside you'll find these features:Star StoryRead about the life… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: 796.04'6

Body Decoration

From the Series On the Radar: Street Style

Shocking or beautiful, body decoration can make people stop and stare. Make sure it's on your radar!Inside you'll find these features:The History BitDiscover why body decoration is nothing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 391.6'5

Body Shot

From the Series The Dojo

Meghan lived through the car crash that killed her mom, but it left her with injuries that ruined her school sports career. Now she's the dojo's toughest female fighter. She just has to avoid… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Boho Fashion

From the Series What's Your Style?

Is your style… • flowy and ultrafeminine? • super eclectic, with lots of mixing and matching? • earthy and a little laid-back? Then you are clearly boho chic! And so are lots of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • Dewey: 746.9'2

Bold Composer: A Story about Ludwig van Beethoven

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Famous 19th century composer Ludwig van Beethoven compsed hundreds of works in his lifetime, including the well-known Moonlight Sonata and Symphony No. 5 and Symphony No. 9. He remains among… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 780.92

Bombs over Bikini: The World’s First Nuclear Disaster

In 1946, as part of the Cold War arms race, the US military launched a program to test nuclear bombs in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific Ocean. From 1946 until 1958, the military detonated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 623.4'5119

Bombs Over London

From the Series Mira's Diary

In the third book of this popular time-travel series, Mira navigates her way through World War I–era London, meeting famous suffragists and writers like Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Instructed by… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Booboo Stewart: Twilight's Breakout Idol

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Booboo Stewart made a name for himself playing Seth Clearwater in the Twilight Saga films. But did you know that Booboo: • completed high school early and took part in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8092

Book Five: The Parting

From the Series The ElseWhere Chronicles

Trapped in the dangerous world of ElseWhere, Rebecca, Noah, and Theo are possessed by the evils unleashed by the Master of Shadows. Max and Grandpa Gabe may be their only hope of breaking… Read More →

  • Lexile: 310
  • ATOS: 2.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973