Grade 6

4 titles

Amazing Science Experiments — Library Bound Set

From the Series Amazing Science Experiments

Science comes alive through simple experiments that demonstrate scientific concepts including electricity, forces and motion, and states of matter. Simple step-by-step instructions describe… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
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  • 4 titles

Amazon: The Business behind the "Everything" Store

From the Series Big Brands

Find out how Amazon became the world's largest online retailer. Discover how the company started by developing a unique way to sell books and grew into a giant of the e-commerce industry in a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1300
  • ATOS: 7.9
  • Dewey: 381/.142065

Amelia's Middle-School Graduation Yearbook

Amelia is excited to graduate from middle school, but she's nervous about starting high school, especially when she finds out she won't have her best friend, Carly, with her. In her… Read More →

  • Lexile: 620
  • ATOS: 4.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

American Country: Bluegrass, Honky-Tonk, and Crossover Sounds

From the Series American Music Milestones

A singer belts out a lonesome song. A guitarist plucks out a twangy lead. A fiddle player brings out a sweet melody. These are the sounds of country. Country music rose out of the folk… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 781.6420973

American Hip-Hop: Rappers, DJs, and Hard Beats

From the Series American Music Milestones

A rapper spits rhymes into a microphone. A DJ scratches a record back and forth against a turntable needle. Fans' feet stomp along to a stiff beat. These are the sounds of hip-hop… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • Dewey: 782.42164909

American Latin Music: Rumba Rhythms, Bossa Nova, and the Salsa Sound

From the Series American Music Milestones

The crowd sways to the melodic strumming of a bossa nova guitarist. A vocalist belts out lyrics that blend English and Spanish. Couples dance to salsa's syncopated rhythms. These are the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • Dewey: 781.64089'68073
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American Music Milestones — Audisee®—Fluent Set

From the Series American Music Milestones

This high-interest series looks at key musical landscapes in American music. Each book takes a peek at the key events, performers, albums, and songs in the evolution of a specific musical genre. Read More →

  • Audisee®—Fluent
  • List Price: $319.92
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  • 6 titles

American Pop: Hit Makers, Superstars, and Dance Revolutionaries

From the Series American Music Milestones

Throbbing disco beats boom at the club. Crowds move to the lively beat of dance pop hits. Fans scream and cheer for teen idols. These are the sounds of pop. After Elvis hit the scene in… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 781.640973

American R & B: Gospel Grooves, Funky Drummers, and Soul Power

From the Series American Music Milestones

A singer calls out to the crowd. An electric bass thumps out a beat. Horns blare and strings swirl. These are the sounds of R & B. Rhythm and blues music evolved from all sorts of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1020
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 781.644

American Rock: Guitar Heroes, Punks, and Metalheads

From the Series American Music Milestones

A guitarist fires off riffs. A drummer pounds out primal rhythms. Fans scream along to a booming chorus. These are the sounds of rock. When rock 'n' roll first shook up young audiences… Read More →

  • Lexile: 940
  • Dewey: 781.660973

America's Founding Documents: The Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, the United States Constitution, the Federalist Papers, and the Bill of Rights

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Soon after the start of the American Revolutionary War in 1775, the Thirteen Colonies proclaimed their independence from British rule and became the United States of America. The written word… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1400
  • Dewey: 342.7302/3

A Midterm Night's Scheme: Book 6

From the Series Chicagoland Detective Agency

Help! Just before the science fair, a set of magic potions disappear from Luna's locker! The Chicagoland Detective Agency takes up the young witch's case. If Raf, Megan, and Raf's talking dog… Read More →

  • Lexile: 480
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Analyze and Define the Assignment

From the Series Info Wise

You've been assigned a research project. What should you do first? This book will help you analyze and define your assignment. What's your purpose? Who is your audience? Is your topic too… Read More →

  • Lexile: 870
  • Dewey: 371.30281

Ancient Agricultural Technology: From Sickles to Plows

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient Romans invented a machine to harvest grain? • Farmers in ancient China destroyed the pests that harmed crops by bringing in their natural predators? • The… Read More →

  • Dewey: 630.93

Ancient Communication Technology: From Hieroglyphics to Scrolls

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know that people first used road signs more than 2,000 years ago? Did you know that Ancient Rome had its own postal service? Did you know that Egyptian writers used flakes of… Read More →

  • Dewey: 302.2'2209

Ancient Computing Technology: From Abacuses to Water Clocks

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient cultures measured time accurately with water clocks? • An engineer in the first century B.C. designed an odometer to calculate distance traveled? • People… Read More →

  • Dewey: 510.28'4

Ancient Construction Technology: From Pyramids to Fortresses

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • The ancient Maya built magnificent pyramid-temples? • Ancient Chinese builders created central home heating systems? • One ancient Greek monument was taller than a… Read More →

  • Dewey: 690.093
4 titles

Ancient Earth Journal — Library Bound Set

From the Series Ancient Earth Journal

What would it be like to see a living, breathing dinosaur? The Ancient Earth Journal series brings readers closer to prehistoric life than ever before by combining the latest paleontological… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $127.96
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  • 4 titles

Ancient Machine Technology: From Wheels to Forges

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Ancient people used bows to drill holes and start fires? • The ancient Chinese built a machine to detect earthquakes? •The ancient Romans operated a factory for milling… Read More →

  • Dewey: 621.8093

Ancient Medical Technology: From Herbs to Scalpels

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • Doctors in ancient Peru performed brain surgery? • Ancient Greek doctors ran medical schools? • The ancient Indians knew how to protect people from smallpox? Medical… Read More →

  • Dewey: 610.938
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Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

Uncover the mysteries of some of the most intriguing places on the planet. What was Stonehenge used for? Are the Egyptian pyramids really cursed? While answers to some questions have been… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
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  • 6 titles
6 titles

Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Ancient Mysteries (Alternator Books ® )

Uncover the mysteries of some of the most intriguing places on the planet. What was Stonehenge used for? Are the Egyptian pyramids really cursed? While answers to some questions have been… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $175.92
  • Your Price: $131.94
  • 6 titles

Ancient Transportation Technology: From Oars to Elephants

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • People first used skis more than 8,000 years ago? • The first wheels were used in pottery—not for transportation? • Traffic jams often clogged the streets of ancient… Read More →

  • Dewey: 629.04093

Ancient Warfare Technology: From Javelins to Chariots

From the Series Technology in Ancient Cultures

Did you know . . . • The Scythians used guerrilla warfare more than 2,500 years ago? • The Chinese general Sun-tzu wrote the first military manual in the fourth century B.C.? • Some ancient… Read More →

  • Dewey: 355.0209'01