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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Wing Wing
Long, E.
Ages 4-6
Hartman, R.
Lexile measure 760; Ages 14 and up; Mystery and suspense, Fantasy
Berlin Boxing
Sharenow, R.
Lexile 880; Reading level 5.7; Ages 12+; Grades 7-10
Junius Over Far
Henkes, K.
Lexile 710; Grades 4-6; Ages 8-12; Fiction
Out of Shadows
Wallace, J.
Lexile measure 710; Book level 4.6; Ages 14 and up
Say, A.
Awards: Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2006; Book level 3.3; Ages 6-9
Anno's Magic
Anno, M.
Ages 5-8
Anno's Mysterious
Anno, M., & Anno M.
Genious of Islam
Barnard, B.
Lexile measure 1210; Book level 8.8, Ages 8 and up
Cashore, K.
Lexile measure 790; High-Low; Ages 14 and up
Code Name Verity
Wein, E.
Lexile measure 1020, Ages 13 and up
Stones for my Father
Kent, T.
Ages 6-10
Extra Yarn
Barnett, M., & ill Klassen, J.
Lexile measure 620; Ages 4-8
Westerfeld, S., & Thompson K.
Lexile measure 810, Book level 5.4
Outside Boy
Cummins, J.
Ages 16 to adult
Fisher, C.
Lexile measure 600; Ages 12 and up
Vinyl Princess
Prinz, Y.
Ages 13 and up
11 Birthdays
Mass, W.
Lexile measure 650; Book level 4.1; Ages 9-12
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Half a Moon
Dragonwagon, C., & Pinkney J.
Grades K-2; African American
Hand in Hand
Pinkney, A. D., & ill Pinkney, Jerry
Awards: Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2013.; Ages 11-18; Biography
Hands Around
Roth, S. L., & Abouraya K. L.
Ages 4-10
Happy Feet
Michelson, R., & ill Lewis E. B.
Lexile measure 700; Book level 3.3; Ages 6-11; Historical fiction
Harris Finds His Feet
Rayner, C., & ill Rayner, Catherine
ages 4-7; book level 2.3
Harvesting Hope
Krull, K., & ill Morales, Yuyi
Lexile measure 800; Ages 5-12; Grade level 4.8; Biography
Head Body Legs
Paye, W. - L., Lippert M. H., & ill Paschkis, Julie
Lexile measure 220; Ages 3-8; Grade level 2.1; Folklore
Heart and Soul
Nelson, K.
Lexile measure 1050; Ages 9 and up
Help Me Mr Mutt
Stevens, J., & Crummel S. S.
Ages 4-9; Book level 2.6
Henry and Mudge and the Great Grandpas
Rylant, C., & ill Stevenson, Suçie
Lexile measure 460; Ages 5-8; Grade level 2.3; Comedy & humor
Henry's First-Moon Birthday
Look, L., & ill Heo, Yumi
Lexile measure 520; Ages 4-8; Grade level 2.9; General fiction
Henry's Freedom Box
Levine, E., & ill Nelson, Kadir
Lexile measure 380; ages 4-8; book level 3; historical fiction
Her Stories
Hamilton, V., Dillon L., & Dillon D.
Lexile measure 880; ; ages 8-12; book level 4.6; fables, folktales, and myths
Hide & Seek
Na, I. S.
Ages 2-6
Higher! Higher!
Patricelli, L.
ages 2-5
Home Run
Burleigh, R., & ill Wimmer, Mike
Lexile: 280; Ages 5-10; Grade level 1.5; Biography, Read-Aloud book
Home Run King
McKissack, P., & ill James, Gordon C.
Lexile measure 570, Ages 8-11; Book level 3.6; Realistic fiction
Hondo and Fabian
McCarty, P.
Lexile measure 180; ages 3-5; book level 1.2; general fiction
Hooray for Amanda
Willems, M.
Lexile measure 360; Book level 2.5; Ages 4-8
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Middle School

Gaiman, N., & Reaves M.
Lexile measure 830;Ages 9-12; Book level 5.5
Invincible Microbes
Murphy, J., & Blank A.
Lexile measure 1200; Ages 12 and up
Island Boyz
Salisbury, G.
Lexile 670; Ages 11-15; Grade level 4.3; Short stories
Jane Addams
Fradin, J. B., & Fradin D. B.
Lexile measure 1190; ages 10-18; book level 8.3
Jasper Jones
Silvey, C.
Ages 12-18; Fiction Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2012
Marsh, K.
Lexile measure 1010; Ages 15-18
JPS Illustrated Children's Bible
Frankel, E., & Katz A.
ages 7-12
Jimi & Me
Adoff, J.
Ages 12-18; Grade level 6.3; General fiction
Jimmy's Stars
Rodman, M. A.
Lexile measure 640; ages 8-14; book level 4.1
Joey Pigza Loses Control
Gantos, J.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 8-13; Grade level 5.2; Realistic fiction
Journey to San Jacinto
Cuate, M. A.
Justin and the Best Biscuits
Walter, M. P., & ill Stock, Catherine
Lexile measure 620; ages 9-12; book level 3.9; general fiction
Richardson, G.
Ages 8 and up
Kakapo Rescue
Montgomery, S., & Bishop N.
Lexile measure 950; Ages 11 and up; Book level 6.4
M, Surojegin P. - L., & Brooks K.
Ages 6-18; Fables, folk tales, and myths
Keeping the Castle
Kindl, P.
Lexile measure 1050; Ages 12 and up; Comedy and Humor, Historical Fiction
Keeping the Night Watch
Smith, H. A., & ill Lewis, Earl B.
ages 12-up; book level 3.6
Keesha's House
Frost, H.
Michael L. Printz Award; ages 11-18; book level 4.4; general fiction
Keturah and Lord Death
Leavitt, M.
Lexile measure 810; ages 12-up; book level 5.3; fables, folk tales and myths
King Kong
Browne, A., Wallace E., Cooper M. C., & Segovia F.
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High School

Marcelo in the Real World
Stork, F. X.
Lexile measure 700; ages 14-up; book level 4.6; realistic fiction
Me and Earl
Andrews, J.
Lexile measure 820; Ages 12-18
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
Zevin, G.
Lexile Measure 720; ages 12-up; book level 4.6
Mexican White Boy
De la Pena, M.
Lexile measure 680; ages 14-18; book level 4.3
Miracles Boys
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 660; ages 11-5; book level 4.3; general fiction
Miseducation of Cameron
Danforth, E. M.
Lexile measure 1120, Ages 14 and up
Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies
Alexander, E., Nelson M., & ill Cooper, Floyd
ages 10-15; book level 5.9; poetry
Collins, S.
Lexile measure 820; Ages 12-up; Adventure; Science fiction
Monster Blood Tattoo
Cornish, D. M.
Lexile Measure 970; Ages 11-18; Book level 6.6; Fables, Folk Tales and Myths
Hoose, P. M.
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Informational Award Honor Book (2013); YALSA Award for Excelleing in...
Uehashi, N., Hirano C., & Shimizu Y.
Lexile measure 840; ages 12-up; book levle 5.9; adventure; comic books and graphic novels; fantasy
Mortal Engines
Reeve, P.
ages 12-up; book level 6.6; science fiction and fantasy
Macaulay, D.
Lexile measure 1340; Book level 8.4; Ages 9 and up
Vijayaraghavan, V.
Lexile measure 980; ages 11-up; book level 6
Motown and Didi
Myers, W. D.
Lexile measure 750; book level 5.1; general fiction
Mr. Mendoza's Paintbrush
Urrea, L. A., & Cardinale C.
Book Level 4.4; Ages 14-up
My Family For the War
Voorhoeve, A. C., & Reichel T.
Lexile measure 900; Ages 12 and up
My Heartbeat
Freymann-Weyr, G.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 15-18; grade level 5.6; General Fiction
My Most Excellent Year
Kluger, S.
Lexile measure 1030; ages 12-up; book level 6.1
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Cubberley Library collects many award-winning books for children and young adults, including most of the winners of the following awards:

The Pura Belpré Award

The Pura Belpré Award, established in 1996, is presented annually to a Latino/Latina writer and illustrator whose work best portrays, affirms, and celebrates the Latino cultural experience in an outstanding work of literature for children and youth.

The Randolph Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children.

Coretta Scott King Book Awards

The John Newbery Medal

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

The Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature

The Michael L. Printz Award is an award for a book that exemplifies literary excellence in young adult literature.

Special Collections

Mary L. Schofield Collection of Children's Literature

In 1981, Stanford Libraries acquired over 10,000 books collected over a forty-year period by Mary Schofield, who spent her career as a librarian at Hoover Library. The collection consists of illustrated children's tales, stories for young adults, and works of reference relating to her collecting areas, with a focus on works published since the late eighteenth century.

The Richard L. Venezky Collection of Books for Literacy Instruction

The Venezky Collection contains primers and readers published between the end of the eighteenth century through the early decades of the twentieth century. Many titles are present in nearly every edition issued. In addition, there are early pamphlets, chapbooks, primers, almanacs, dictionaries, children's stories, plus works on penmanship, spelling, and phonetics.

Selections from the Curriculum Library's Historical Collection at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

"This digital collection consists of over 30 full-text, digitized children's books. The books were selected using the following criteria: publication date, rarity, uniqueness, size, and location of publication. All of the items in the digital collection were published before 1923, and are in the public domain. The oldest book in the digital collection, Dolly's ABC was published in 1854. Many of the items in the digital collection are quite rare, with only a few other holdings available."