Grade 6

50 American Heroes Every Kid Should Meet, 3rd Edition

How quickly can you name 50 American heroes? They can be men or women, young or old, from the past or present, living or dead, but they all must have made an exceptional positive… Read More →

  • Lexile: 920
  • ATOS: 7.4
  • Dewey: 920.073

A Book is a Book

Ask a child "What is a book?" and you may get some unexpected answers - like those included in this whimsically philosophical tribute to reading. Lovely to share with a child, and a perfect… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

Abraham Lincoln: Friend of the People

From the Series Great Leaders and Events

The life of Abraham Lincoln, America's greatest president, in a new, illustrated edition of the Newbery Honor classic. Clara Ingram Judson's Newbery Honor Book is a richly drawn biography of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • ATOS: 7.3
  • Dewey: 973.7

Abraham Lincoln's Presidency

From the Series Presidential Powerhouses

Abraham Lincoln was born to poor parents, in a log cabin on the western frontier of a young nation. The unity of the United States, which had been built on the ideal that all people are… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • Dewey: 973.7092

A Calf Named Brian Higgins: An Adventure in Rural Kenya

Thirteen-year-old Hannah Higgins is convinced her summer is ruined when she is forced to travel to Africa and work in a remote village in Kenya with her mom and uncle. Never having been to a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 630
  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

One night, the old money-lender Ebenezer Scrooge receives four visitors. The first is the ghost of his business partner, Jacob Marley, who warns Scrooge of the night ahead. The next three… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 800

A Cut Too Far

From the Series Suspended

I may be in trouble...but there's more to my story. School has never been fun for Chace. Because of his huge jaw and crooked teeth, he rarely gets through a day of classes without bullies… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Ada Byron Lovelace & the Thinking Machine

Ada Lovelace, the daughter of the famous romantic poet, Lord Byron, develops her creativity through science and math. When she meets Charles Babbage, the inventor of the first mechanical… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 510.92

A Dangerous Magic

Fifteen-year-old Frank Sampson has a hard time following the rules. He's smart-mouthed and not so good with people. He also happens to be a highly gifted forensic sorcerer. So when the Bishop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Adele: Soulful Singer

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You probably know Adele as the powerful, Grammy Award-winning soul singer of hits like "Rolling in the Deep" and "Set Fire to the Rain." But did you know that she: • was almost expelled… Read More →

  • Lexile: 760
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

Adele: Soul Music’s Magical Voice

From the Series USA TODAY Lifeline Biographies

USA TODAY, The Nation's No. 1 Newspaper, perfectly captures the way fans feel about Adele and her music: "Adele doesn't just sing; she changes your life, makes you feel like you're not alone… Read More →

  • Lexile: 950
  • Dewey: 782.42164092

ADHD

From the Series USA TODAY Health Reports: Diseases and Disorders

ADHD haunts children into adulthood," claimed a headline in USA TODAY, the Nation's No. 1 Newspaper. The inability to focus, sit still, or complete tasks makes it very difficult for people… Read More →

  • Dewey: 618.92'8589

A Dreidel in Time: A New Spin on an Old Tale

Devorah and Benjamin are excited to open their Hanukkah present from Bubbe and Zayde, which turns out to be an ugly old dreidel. It's a big disappointment—until the dreidel transports them… Read More →

  • Lexile: 570
  • ATOS: 3.9
  • Dewey: [Fic]
4 titles

Adventures in Memory ™ — eBook Set

From the Series Adventures in Memory ™

Adventures in Memory™ is designed to entertain while helping kids in grades 4-6 memorize the facts they need to know for school. This is one UNFORGETTABLE series! Read More →

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

A Fairy-Tale Life: A Story about Hans Christian Anderson

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Young Hans Christian knew how life should be--just like a fairy tale. But, while he was growing up in Odense, Denmark, his life didn't seem much like a fairy tale. Although everyone was… Read More →

  • Lexile: 900
  • ATOS: 5.8
  • Dewey: 839.8'136

A Family Haggadah II - Large Print Edition, 2nd Edition

Features new commentary and discussion questions for pre-teens through adult, and a full birkat hamazon (blessing after the meal). The large-print edition is ideal for seder leaders, senior… Read More →

Africa Is Not a Country

Enter into the daily life of children in the many countries of modern Africa. Countering stereotypes, Africa Is Not a Country celebrates the extraordinary diversity of this vibrant continent… Read More →

  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 960

Aftershock

From the Series Day of Disaster

Ray, Sasha, Liam, and Harper have been friends since they were young. They've gotten through the worst together, but it seems like a recent argument might be just enough to break the ties of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.8
  • Dewey: [Fic]
6 titles

After the Dust Settled — eBook Set

From the Series After the Dust Settled

After the Dust Settled follows different groups of teenage survivalists across a post-apocalyptic American landscape. From rough terrain to unpredictable weather to violent groups of thieves… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $255.90
  • Your Price: $191.93
  • 6 titles

Agent Mongoose and the Attack of the Giant Insects: Book 15

From the Series Twisted Journeys ®

As Agent Mongoose, the world's greatest super-spy, you've saved the planet more than once. But when giant insects attack, will your martial arts training and high-tech gear be enough to… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

Agent Mongoose and the Hypno-Beam Scheme: Book 9

From the Series Twisted Journeys ®

Your top-secret mission: defeat an evil mastermind. But you’ll have to find him first, and spies are all around you! Every Twisted Journeys® graphic novel lets YOU control the action by… Read More →

  • Dewey: [Fic]

A Head Full of Notions: A Story about Robert Fulton

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Robert Fulton was an American inventor born in 1765. Some of his accomplishments include designing some of the first submarines and designing the first commercially successful steamboat, the Clemont. Read More →

  • Lexile: 1080
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 623.8'24'092

A Horse for Mandy

From the Series Lurlene McDaniel Books

It’s Mandy’s thirteenth birthday and her dream is coming true: She's getting a beautiful horse of her very own! But Mandy’s best friend, Laura, doesn’t seem very happy for her. Then tragedy… Read More →

  • ATOS: 3.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]