Grade 6

Bench Brawl

From the Series Lorimer Sports Stories

The "Helmets" and the "Gloves" have been cross-river rink rivals forever, so when the league decides to merge the two teams to represent their small B.C. town at a big invitational hockey… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ben Franklin: Inventing America

From the Series Great Leaders and Events

A classic biography of Benjamin Franklin for young readers in a new, illustrated edition. Benjamin Franklin was a true American original—an accomplished scientist, athlete, inventor, writer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • ATOS: 8.5
  • Dewey: 900

Benito Runs

From the Series Surviving Southside

Running away is the only option. Benito's father, Xavier, had been in Iraq for more than a year. When he returns, Benito's family life is not the same. Xavier suffers from PTSD—post-traumatic Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 3.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Benjamin Banneker

From the Series History Maker Biographies

True or False? Benjamin Banneker used a telescope and mathematics to predict a solar eclipse. True! In 1789, Banneker calculated when the moon would pass between the earth and sun. And he did… Read More →

  • Lexile: 640
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 520.92

Beowulf: Monster Slayer [A British Legend]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Beowulf is a brave and mighty warrior, known to have the strength of thirty men. At home in Geatland, Beowulf hears about the terrible troubles of his father's friend, Hrothgar, the king of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Better Than Picture Perfect

From the Series The Sharp Sisters

The Sharp sisters are bold, bright, sassy, stylin', and fierce. As the daughters of mayoral candidate Stanley Sharp, all eyes are on them as they attend high school. Every choice they make… Read More →

  • Lexile: 690
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Between the Dragon and the Eagle

From the Series Adventures in Time

The author takes readers on a fascinating journey back to A.D. 100, where a bolt of sky blue silk is carried by successive caravans from China to Rome along the ancient Silk Road. The… Read More →

  • Lexile: 670
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Between Two Worlds: A Story about Pearl Buck

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Growing up in China as the child of American missionaries, Pearl read and listened to stories from both the East and the West. A story, she thought, was a wonderful way to learn about people… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 921

Beyoncé: R & B Superstar

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that Beyoncé is a gifted R & B star who has made a splash in the worlds of music, dance, and acting. But did you know that Beyoncé: • was super shy as a child, yet she loved… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Beyoncé: The Queen of Pop

From the Series Gateway Biographies

From scoring hit after hit on the R & B and pop music charts to slaying it onscreen as an actor, Beyoncé does it all. Explore the personal and professional life of Queen Bey and follow… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 782.42164092 [B]

Beyond Little Women: A Story about Louisa May Alcott

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

More than a century after Louisa May Alcott wrote them, classics such as Little Women, Little Men, and Jo’s Boys continue to be read and treasured by readers around the world. Alcott began… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 813'.4

Big Brands — eBook Set

From the Series Big Brands

Set

Big Brands explores the stories behind some of the world's most fascinating, iconic businesses—how they started, their successes and failures, and how they have changed the global… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $159.96
  • Your Price: $119.97
  • 4 titles

Big Brands — Library Bound Set

From the Series Big Brands

Set

Big Brands explores the stories behind some of the world's most fascinating, iconic businesses—how they started, their successes and failures, and how they have changed the global… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $106.60
  • Your Price: $79.95
  • 4 titles

Big Game Hunting: Bear, Deer, Elk, Sheep, and More

From the Series Great Outdoors Sports Zone

Have you ever perched in a tree stand, watching for big game? Listened to the crackle of branches and brush being trampled as a large buck steps into the clearing? Or have you hunted elk… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.1
  • Dewey: 799.2'6

Bioluminescence: Nature and Science at Work

What do giant squids, mantis shrimp, and fireflies have in common? These animals, along with a wide range of creatures, are able to give off light; this is called bioluminescence. Different… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1250
  • ATOS: 8.6
  • Dewey: 572'.4358

Biomes of North America — Paperback Set

From the Series Biomes of North America

Set

Kids can grab their notebooks and take a virtual tour through each biome, exploring the life cycles of plants and animals through this highly visual, unique series. Read More →

  • Paperback
  • List Price: $53.94
  • Your Price: $51.24
  • 6 titles
Fall 2019

Birds—Field Guide & Drawing Book: Learn how to identify and draw birds from the great outdoors!

From the Series Ranger Rick's Wildlife Around Us

With Birds: Field Guide & Drawing Book, you can learn more about these wild animals and become a naturalist-in-training! In this book you will find the habitat, diet, and common behaviors… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 333.95/816

Birds vs. Blades?: Offshore Wind Power and the Race to Protect Seabirds

It's a chilly winter evening. A northern gannet lets out a loud graaak. Swiftly and carefully, a scientist scoops the bird off the surface of the water into a net so that a team of experts… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 578.77

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
Spring 2020

Black Holes in Action (An Augmented Reality Experience)

From the Series Space in Action: Augmented Reality (Alternator Books ® )

Explore outer space through interactive augmented reality experiences! Black holes are invisible because light cannot escape their gravity. Explore new techniques that astronomers use to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 523.8/875

Black Holes: The Weird Science of the Most Mysterious Objects in the Universe

In 2015 two powerful telescopes detected something physicists had been seeking for more than one hundred years—gravitational waves from the collision of two black holes. This announcement… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • 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