Grade 6

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]

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