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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Naamah and the Ark
Bartoletti, S. C., & ill Meade, Holly
Ages 4-8; Fiction
Breaking Stalins Nose
Yelchin, E.
Lexile 670; Grade level 4.2; Ages 9-12; historical fiction Awards: Newbery honor book, 2012.
Animals Nobody Loves
Simon, S.
Lexile 860; grade level 4.9; ages 8-12; Nonfiction animals
Jasper Jones
Silvey, C.
Ages 12-18; Fiction Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2012
Mangrove Tree
Roth, S. L., & Trumbore C.
Ages 6-10; Informational Awards: Orbis Pictus Honor, 2012.
Lee, D., & Thompson M.
Ages 8-11; Informational science and technology
Great Migration
Greenfield, E., & Gilchrist J. S.
Lexile 730; grade level 4.5; Informational history, Poetry Awards: Coretta Scott King Author Honor...
Amelia Lost
Fleming, C., & Hische J.
Lexile 930; grade level 6.6; Ages 8-14; Non-fiction biography Awards: Orbis Pictus Honor, 2012
Romero-Anderson, E. J., & ill Pijoan, Randall
Ages 8-12
Sylvia and Aki
Conkling, W.
Awards: Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award Winner, 2012; Ages 8-14
Quiet Book
Underwood, D., & ill Liwska, Renata
Awards: School Library Journal Best Books, 2010; Ages 3-6; Bedtime stories
Stiefvater, M.
Lexile measure 740; Ages 12 and up; Horror and Supernatural
Interrupting Chicken
Stein, D. E.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2011; Lexile measure 300; Book level 2.2; Ages 4-6; Bedtime stories
Wooden Sword
Stampler, A. R., & ill Liddiment, Carol
Ages 6-11
Monster Calls
Ness, P., ill Kay, Jim, & Dowd S.
Ages 11 and up
Kirby, M. J.
Lexile measure 670; Ages 11-18
Schmatz, P.
Ages 12 and up
Sáenz, B. A.
Lexile measure 380; Ages 15 and up
Coral Reefs
Chin, J.
Ages 5-9
Brief History of Montmaray
Cooper, M.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 12-16
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If You Take a Mouse to the Movies
Numeroff, L. J., & ill Bond, Felicia
Lexile measure 240; Ages 3-7; Grade level 1.9; Comedy & humor
Imaginary Menagerie
Larios, J. H., & Paschkis J.
ages 6-13; book level 2.6; fables, folk tales, and myths
In My Family
Garza, C. L., Rohmer H., & Schecter D.
Lexile measure 680; ages 5-10; book level 4.7
In the Land
Greenfield, E., & ill Gilchrist, Jan Spivey
Book level 3.8; Ages 4-8
In the Year of the Boar
Lord, B.
Lexile measure 730; Ages 8-14; Grade level 3.8; Historical fiction
Inch by Inch
Lionni, L.
Lexile: 210; Ages: 2-6; Grade level 1.7; Counting number book
Independent Dames
Anderson, L. H., & ill Faulkner, Matt
ages 6-11; book level 6.1
Inside Out
Lai, T.
Lexile measure 800; Book Level 4.8; Ages 9-12; Verse novel, historical fiction
Interrupting Chicken
Stein, D. E.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2011; Lexile measure 300; Book level 2.2; Ages 4-6; Bedtime stories
Gaiman, N., & Reaves M.
Lexile measure 830;Ages 9-12; Book level 5.5
Into the Forest
Browne, A.
Lexile measure 430; ages 5-10; book level 2.4; fiction
Ira Sleeps Over
Waber, B.
Lexile 310; Ages 4-8; Grade level 3.5; General fiction
Chin, J.
Lexile measure 900; Ages 6-9
It Could Always Be Worse
Zemach, M.
Lexile measure 650
It is Okay to be Different
Parr, T.
ages 3-6
Jakes Best Thumb
Cooper, I., & Mu
Book level 3.3; Ages 4-8
Jazz Baby
Wheeler, L., & Christie G.
ages 2-5; book level 1.2
Jethro Byrd
Graham, B.
Lexile measure 390; Ages 4-8; Grade level 2.9; Fantasy
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Middle School

Broach, E., & Murphy K.
Lexile measure 700; ages 10-14
Math Curse
Scieszka, J., & ill Smith, Lane
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996; Lexile measure 560; Book...
Me and Earl
Andrews, J.
Lexile measure 820; Ages 12-18
Meet the Ark
Hub, U., ill Mühle, Jörg, & trl Ragg-Kirkby, Helena
Ages 8-12
Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac
Zevin, G.
Lexile Measure 720; ages 12-up; book level 4.6
Memories of Babi
Siegal, A.
ages 9-13; book level 5.7
Midnight for Charlie Bone
Nimmo, J.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 9-12; Book level 4.8; Mystery and Suspense, Science fiction and fantasy
Romero-Anderson, E. J., & ill Pijoan, Randall
Ages 8-12
Millicent Min Girl Genius
Yee, L.
Lexile measure 800; ages 10-14; Grade level 5.5; Realistic fiction, Diaries & journals
Miracles Boys
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 660; ages 11-5; book level 4.3; general fiction
Miss Crandall's School for Young Ladies
Alexander, E., Nelson M., & ill Cooper, Floyd
ages 10-15; book level 5.9; poetry
Mockingbird (Erskine)
Erskine, K.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 11 and up; Book level 3.6; Realistic fiction
Monster Blood Tattoo
Cornish, D. M.
Lexile Measure 970; Ages 11-18; Book level 6.6; Fables, Folk Tales and Myths
Moon over Manifest
Vanderpool, C.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 11-16; Book level 5.3; Adventure, historical fiction
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
Macaulay, D.
Lexile measure 1340; Book level 8.4; Ages 9 and up
Motown and Didi
Myers, W. D.
Lexile measure 750; book level 5.1; general fiction
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High School

Rain is Not
Smith, C. L.
Lexile measure 860; Ages 10-14; Mystery and suspense
Reaching Out
Lexile measure 910; Ages 12-up ; Book level 6.1; autobiography and biography
Remember Little Bighorn
Walker, P. R., & (U.S.) N. G. S.
Lexile measure 1170; book level 7.1; general nonfiction
Jenkins, A. M.
Lexile measure 700; Ages12-18; book level 4.8; Horror and Supernatural
Donnelly, J.
Lexile measure 560; Ages 15-18
Sedgwick, M.
Lexile measure 890; Ages 10 and up; Adventure, Historical fiction
Ridiculous Hilarious Terrible Cool
Cooper, E.
Ages 12-18; book level 5.6
Ringside, 1925
Bryant, J.
Ages 12-up; Book level 6.6; Historical fiction
Wilson, D. H.
Lexile measure 730; Alex Awards
Cushman, K.
Lexile measure 740; Ages 10-15; Grade level 5.3; Historical fiction
Roots and Wings Ly
Ly, M.
Lexile measure 720; ages 12-up; book level 4.7
Gee, M.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 12 and up
Samurai Shortstop
Gratz, A.
Lexile Measure 790; ages 12-16; book level 4.9; historical fiction
Meyer, M.
Lexile measure 810; Ages 12 and up
Korman, G.
Lexile measure 740; Ages 9-12; Book level 4.9; Comedy and humor
Hartman, R.
Lexile measure 760; Ages 14 and up; Mystery and suspense, Fantasy
Taylor, G. P.
Lexile measure 830; ages 12- up; book level 5.8; science fiction and fantasy
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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."