Grade 6

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

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 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
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • 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