Grade 6

Being a Photographer

From the Series On the Radar: Awesome Jobs

From snapping shots of A-list stars on the red carpet to staging amazing photos in a studio, professional photographers can become as famous as the celebrities they shoot. Make sure this… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 770.23

Being a Snowboarder

From the Series On the Radar: Awesome Jobs

Professional snowboarders live life on the edge—the mountain edge, that is. They carve up untouched snow, then somersault into the wide blue sky. Make sure this action-packed career is on… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 796.939

Being a Stunt Performer

From the Series On the Radar: Awesome Jobs

With their death-defying stunts and superhuman feats, stunt performers create film action moments that keep audiences on the edge of their seats. Make sure this awesome job is on your radar!… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 6.3
  • Dewey: 791.4302'8

Bella Thorne: Shaking Up the Small Screen

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You probably know Bella Thorne as the dynamic, multitalented CeCe Jones on the TV show Shake It Up. But did you know that she: • is real-life BFFs with her costar, Zendaya? • had no dancing… Read More →

  • Lexile: 720
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: 791.4502'8092

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
Fall 2020

Beni's War

In this sequel to The Six-Day Hero, by Tammar Stein, Beni is unhappy when his family moves from bustling Jerusalem to a remote moshav, a collective farm. There Beni makes a new friend, Sara… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • Dewey: [Fic]

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
4 titles

Big Brands — eBook Set

From the Series Big Brands

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
4 titles

Big Brands — Library Bound Set

From the Series Big Brands

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
  • Temporarily out of stock
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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
Fall 2020

Biohackers

From the Series STEM Body

A woman waves her hand and her car roars to life. She touches her unadorned ear to take a call in the car as she drives to a cryotherapy parlor. She is a biohacker. What other technologies… Read More →

  • Lexile: 770

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
6 titles

Biomes of North America — Paperback Set

From the Series Biomes of North America

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 2020

Bionic Beasts: Saving Animal Lives with Artificial Flippers, Legs, and Beaks

What happens when a young elephant steps on a buried land mine? What happens when a sea turtle’s flipper is injured by a predator? Thanks to recent advances in technology, we have new ways to… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 636.089/7
Fall 2020

Bionic Bodies

From the Series STEM Body

The first prosthetic limb was discovered in an Egyptian tomb. This simple technology allowed an amputee to walk again. Over 2,000 years, advances in materials, science, medicine, and computer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700