Grade 6

The Trojan Horse: The Fall of Troy [A Greek Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

For ten years, the battle raged. Thousands of ancient Greece's best warriors battled their enemies, the Trojans, in a desperate attempt to win back King Meneleus's beautiful wife, Helen… Read More →

  • Lexile: 550
  • ATOS: 3.6
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Turnaround

From the Series Mason Falls Mysteries

Justin has always been a big fan of Mason Falls High School's baseball team, the Lions—even though they are the worst in their division. But this season, the Lions are playing surprisingly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Construction

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ®)

Minecraft construction is the ultimate way to get creative. Players build castles, famous structures, and even entire cities with the game's construction materials. Filled with fun tips… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • Dewey: 794.8
Fall 2020

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Creative Mode

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ®)

Flying around and building without having to worry about zombie mobs? It's all fun and games when you play Minecraft in Creative mode! Fun tips, STEM content, and a fun coding feature will… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
Fall 2020

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Enchantments

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ®)

Enchanted tools, weapons, and armor in the hit game Minecraft make playing more fun. Learn how to create them in this overview. Sidebars highlight elements of game play related to STEM and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 840
  • Dewey: 327.12
Fall 2020

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Maps

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ®)

Explore the ins and outs of making and using maps in the super popular game Minecraft. Tips and tricks help game-lovers master the craft while sidebars that highlight STEM and coding round… Read More →

  • Lexile: 730
  • Dewey: 794.8

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Mining and Farming

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ®)

Mining and farming are at the heart of the Minecraft experience. Players use mined and farmed materials to build structures, from the simplest shelter to entire cities. Learn about mining and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 794.8

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Mods

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ®)

Minecraft is known as a platform for creativity, and with mods, players can take their gaming experience to another creative level. Mods, short for "modifications," are any software that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 794.8
Fall 2020

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Redstone

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ®)

Discover the different uses for redstone ore in the hit game Minecraft. Readers will learn all kinds of tips and tricks! STEM sidebars connect game play to real-world applications. Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • Dewey: 794.8

The Unofficial Guide to Minecraft Survival

From the Series My Minecraft (Alternator Books ®)

Survival mode is the ultimate test of a Minecraft player's skills. Can you get enough to eat, gather the resources you need to build a shelter, and win battles against vicious mobs? Learn… Read More →

  • Lexile: 890
  • Dewey: 794.8

The Volume of Possible Endings: A Tale of Fontania

From the Series Tales of Fontania

Dorrity is the only child in magic-free Owl Town. When she finds an enchanted book with dire predictions, she must face her enemies. And who is the strange boy who has appeared in the Beastly… Read More →

  • Lexile: 650
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Wanted: British Boy Band Sensation

From the Series Pop Culture Bios

You may know that The Wanted is one of today's hottest British boy bands. But did you know that the group: • didn't know one another at all until they auditioned for The Wanted back in 2009?… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: 782.42166092'2

The Warriors

When twelve-year-old Jake Forrest's mother gets a job in a new city, everything changes. He has to move away from the Iroquois reservation he's lived on his entire life—away from his aunt and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.5
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Way

Fatherless Cody LeBeau is an American Indian boy who is starting high school with the usual trepidation. He fits into none of the cliques at the new school, but somehow keeps being noticed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Way Back from Broken

Rakmen Cannon's life is turning out to be one sucker punch after another. His baby sister died in his arms, his parents are on the verge of divorce, and he's flunking out of high school. The… Read More →

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

The Weird World of Words: A Guided Tour

Did you know that ‘Almost’ is the longest word in the English language with all of its letters in alphabetical order ? Or that ‘Stewardesses’ is the longest word you can type solely with your… Read More →

The Werewolf Chase: A Mystery about Adaptations

From the Series Summer Camp Science Mysteries

It's the end of the summer at Camp Dakota—and things are about to get hairy. The kids have adaptations on their minds. And after one camper notices Counselor Kyle's suspicious late-night… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.0
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Wheel of Life and Death

From the Series Mysterium

After a close call with an assassin in Barcelona, Danny is more convinced than ever that his parents—star performers in the Mysterium circus—died under suspicious circumstances. He's also… Read More →

  • Lexile: 810
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Whispering Lake Ghosts: A Mystery about Sound

From the Series Summer Camp Science Mysteries

It's a dark and stormy morning at Camp Dakota, but that won't keep Braelin from investigating the whispers coming from the lake. What else could it be, but ghosts? The campers try to record… Read More →

  • Lexile: 510
  • ATOS: 2.9
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The White Zone

Nouri and his cousin Talib can only vaguely remember a time before tanks rumbled over the streets of their Baghdad neighborhood—when books, not bombs, ruled Mutanabbi Street. War has been the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 710
  • ATOS: 4.7
  • Dewey: [Fic]
Spring 2020

The Wide World of Coding: The People and Careers behind the Programs

The best part about coding is that anyone with a computer can learn how to do it. From education to healthcare to entertainment, software touches almost every aspect of twenty-first century… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1210
  • Dewey: 005.1023

The Wild World of a Zoo Vet

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

A newborn orangutan is seriously ill with a mysterious stomach ailment. An alligator with an agonizing toothache needs an urgent operation. And a chubby tiger must be put on a diet. It's all… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 636

The Wild World of Gaming Culture

From the Series ShockZone ™ — Games and Gamers

Just how dedicated can gamers be? Video games inspire people to write fan fiction, draw characters, and even dress up in costume to act out video game scenes. Read this book and dive into… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 794.8

The Wind in the Willows

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Spring has finally arrived, and with it, new adventures. Friends Rat and Mole go on a river cruise or stop by Toad Hall to visit their friend Toad. Toad is a friendly fellow, but he obsesses… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • ATOS: 8.2
  • Dewey: [Fic]