Grade 6

The Winter Solstice

From the Series Traditions of the Seasons

The winter solstice—the shortest day of the year—marks the beginning of the coldest, darkest season. Discover the scientific reasons for this phenomenon and learn how cultures past and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 850
  • ATOS: 5.4
  • Dewey: 394.2'683

The Witching Hour

From the Series Midnight

What do you do when you're new to a town where unexplainable things keep happening? Rosie moves to Middleton right after Mackie, a star on the high school football team, has died—and Mackie's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Wizard of Sound: A Story about Thomas Edison

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

In 1877 a young man developed a way to reproduce sounds so they could be heard again and again. This young man, Thomas Edison, has since been heralded as one of the world's greatest… Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 621.3'092

The Wizards of Wyrd World

From the Series Way-Too-Real Aliens

Josh Higgins and his sister Maggie have vowed not to use the alien gizmo that lets them visit other worlds. But when Josh's favorite writer comes to town, the temptation is too much. Along… Read More →

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

The Women's Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

Women have come a long way since the first women's rights convention took place in Seneca Falls, New York, in 1848—but women's rights activists are still working to expand rights today. What… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 323.3/4

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

From the Series First Avenue Classics ™

Dorothy lives a peaceful though dull life on the Kansas prairie with Aunt Em and Uncle Henry. When Dorothy and her dog Toto are carried off by a tornado to the land of Oz, magical adventures… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

The Wonderful Worlds of a Video Game Designer

From the Series Get to Work with Science and Technology

The fantasy world that started out in your imagination is slowly coming to life. That new level is looking great on your computer screen. And after playing for hours, you have finally fixed… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 5.3
  • Dewey: 794

The Woolly Monkey Mysteries: The Quest to Save a Rain Forest Species

From the Series Sandra Markle's Science Discoveries

In the cloud forests of the Amazon Basin, scientists are installing extraordinary numbers of camera traps in the hopes of learning more about an elusive species—woolly monkeys. No one knows… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1160
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 599.8/58

The Workers' Detective: A Story about Dr. Alice Hamilton

From the Series Creative Minds Biographies

Dr. Alice Hamilton's accomplishments were many, but one in particular changed her life forever. Working as a social worker in the Chicago slums, Alice noticed that lead factory workers were… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.8
  • Dewey: 616.9'803'092

The World Cup: Soccer's Global Championship

From the Series Spectacular Sports

The World Cup is international soccer's championship tournament, and it rules the global sports stage. Award-winning author Matt Doeden explores the history of international soccer and covers… Read More →

  • Lexile: 990
  • ATOS: 6.7
  • Dewey: 796.334/66809

The World of a Viking Warrior

From the Series It's a Fact: Real Life Reads

For more than 200 years, parts of Europe and even North America were raided and often terrorized by Vikings. These brutal warriors attacked from the sea, stealing gold and other precious… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 5.0
  • Dewey: 948

The World of the Samurai Warrior

From the Series It's a Fact: Real Life Reads

Enter the fascinating world of the Samurai and discover how these highly skilled warriors lived and served their masters, the nobility of medieval Japan. Understand the way of the warrior… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.5
  • Dewey: 950

The World Series: Baseball's Biggest Stage

From the Series Spectacular Sports

Baseball has long been dubbed America's national pastime. When the top teams face off in the World Series each season, team legacies and fans' hearts are on the line. Author Matt Doeden… Read More →

  • Lexile: 960
  • ATOS: 6.1
  • Dewey: 796.357'646

The Wren and the Sparrow

An old man, known as the Wren, plays his hurdy-gurdy, and with the help of his student, the Sparrow, brings hope and inspiration to the people of a small Polish town. A beautifully… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • Dewey: [Fic]
6 titles

They Survived (Alternator Books ® ) — eBook Set

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Discover the harrowing details behind the most fascinating survival stories. Mesmerizing narrative text describes how ordinary people acted in extraordinary ways to overcome life-or-death… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $263.94
  • Your Price: $197.96
  • 6 titles
6 titles

They Survived (Alternator Books ® ) — Library Bound Set

From the Series They Survived (Alternator Books ® )

Discover the harrowing details behind the most fascinating survival stories. Mesmerizing narrative text describes how ordinary people acted in extraordinary ways to overcome life-or-death… Read More →

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

The Yucky Duck Rescue: A Mystery about Pollution

From the Series Summer Camp Science Mysteries

There's something fishy going on in the lake at Camp Dakota . . . and it sure isn't the fish! The campers have discovered some smelly, green gunk in the water. Yuck! The creek seems to be… Read More →

  • Lexile: 560
  • ATOS: 3.2
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

The Zephyr Conspiracy

From the Series Level Up

In a virtual reality treasure hunt game, a gamer named Gadget is a steampunk pirate looking for her captain's lost treasure—a mysterious mechanical device. If she can find the scattered… Read More →

  • Lexile: 610
  • Dewey: [Fic]

Think Outside the Box

From the Series Brain Benders

Are you ready to bend your mind and think in new ways? Pit your wits against these super-cool puzzles and see where they take you! Use your eyes and memory to... ● find your way through… Read More →

  • Lexile: 910
  • Dewey: 516'.15

Thomas Jefferson's Presidency

From the Series Presidential Powerhouses

Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, was a man of contradictions. Jefferson penned the most stirring claim of the Declaration of Independence: "all men are created… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • Dewey: 973.4'6092

Thor & Loki: In the Land of Giants [A Norse Myth]

From the Series Graphic Myths and Legends

Out of the great halls of Asgard, home of the Norse Gods...came one of the greatest Norse legends. Thor, powerful god of thunder, and his brother Loki, the trickster, were eager to resolve an… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 3.1
  • Dewey: 741.5'973

Thor y Loki (Thor & Loki): En la tierra de los gigantes [Un mito escandinavo] (In the Land of Giants [A Norse Myth])

From the Series Mitos y leyendas en viñetas (Graphic Myths and Legends)

Out of the great halls of Asgard, home of the Norse Gods…came one of the greatest Norse legends. Thor, powerful god of thunder, and his brother Loki, the trickster, were eager to resolve an… Read More →

  • Dewey: 741.5'973
20 titles

Three Kingdoms — eBook Set

From the Series Three Kingdoms

Written more than six hundred years ago, Three Kingdoms is one of the oldest and most seminal works in all of Eastern literature. An epic story spanning decades and featuring hundreds of… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $479.80
  • Your Price: $359.85
  • 20 titles

Three Kingdoms Volume 01: Heroes and Chaos

From the Series Three Kingdoms

At the end of the second century, the lands of ancient China are thrown into turmoil when the Han Dynasty collapses, and when a tyrant overthrows the weak emperor, a group of regional lords… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • Dewey: [Fic]