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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Mullin, M.
Lexile measure 750; Ages 12 and up
Michelson, R., & ill Lewis E. B.
Lexile measure 700; Book level 3.3; Ages 6-11; Historical fiction
McCormick, P.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 13 and up; Historical fiction
Dormer, F. W.
Ages 5-8
DeCristofano, C. C., & ill Carroll M.
Lexile measure 900; Ages 10 and up
Clare, C.
Lexile measure 740; Ages 12-18
Fleischman, P., & Hawkes K.
Lexile measure 820; Book level 4.8; Ages 9-12
Wright, B.
Awards: Stonewall Book Award, 2012; Lexile 820; Book level 5.4; Ages 12 and up; realistic fiction
Ruiz Zafón, C., & Graves L.
Lexile measure 990; Book level 6.5; Ages 12-18
Richards, J.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 10-14; Historical Fiction, Mystery and Suspense Science Fiction
Oliver, L.
Lexile measure 860; Book level 5.4; Ages 14 and up
Ernst, L. C.
Ages 3-6
Collins, S.
Lexile measure 680; Book level 4.7, Ages 9-13; Adventure, fantasy
Bang, M., & Chisholm P.
Lexile measure 770; Ages 5-8
Walsh, E. S.
Book level 1.7; Ages 2-7
Underwood, D., & ill Liwska, Renata
Awards: A Junior Library Guild Selection, spring 2011; Ages 4-8
Murray, Alison, M. A.
Ages 2-6
King, A. S.
Lexile measure 710; High-low;Ages 15 and up
Hesse, K., & ill Muth, Jon J.
Lexile measure 780; Book Level 3.6; Ages 5-8; Realistic fiction
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Lexile measure 980; Ages 8-12; Grade level 5.9; Biography
Marshall, J.
Lexile measure 500; Ages 4-8; Grade level 2.8; Comedy & humor, Short stories
Bolden, T., & of History F. M. N.
Lexile measure 1040; ages 10-14; biography
Carlson, N. L.
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.; ages 3-6
Couloumbis, A.
Lexile Measure 740; ages 10-15; book level 5.1; realistic fiction
Kohara, K.
Lexile measure 290; ages 3-6
Fleischman, P., & ill Paschkis, Julie
A Junior Library Guild selection; Lexile measure AD700; ages 4-9; book level 4.4; fables, folk...
Tourville, A. D., & ill Rooney, Ronnie
Lexile Measure 630; ages 3-7; book level 2.5
Alexander, W.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 8-13; Adventure, Fantasy
Keats, E. J.
Lexile measure 340
McKissack, P., & Pinkney J.
Lexile measure 550; ages 5-12; book level 4.3; general fiction
Marshall, J., & Marshall J.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, lexile measure 520; Book levle 3.1; Ages 3-7
Rockwell, L.
Lexile measure 570; Ages 5-9; Book level 4.2; General nonfiction
Schoettler, J., & ill Lanan, Jessica
Ages 4-8
Rinker, S. D., & ill Lichtenheld, Tom
Ages 4-8
Mora, P., ill Parra, John, & Dominguez A.
Ages 3-6; Bedtime stories
Say, A., & of DLC J. C.(L. C.)
Lexile measure 650; ages 4-9; book level 3.6; general fiction; multicultural
Velasquez, E.
Ages 5-9; Book level 5.3; Realistic Fiction
Smith, L.
Lexile measure 360; Ages 4-9
Creech, S.
Lexile measure 810; Ages 8-15; Grade level 4.5; General fiction
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Middle School

Urban, L.
Ages 9-12
Salisbury, G.
Lexile measure 610; ages 12-15; book level 3.7; historical fiction
Rosoff, M.
Michael L. Printz Award, Lexile Measure 1620, Ages 12+. Book level 6.7, General Fiction
Bower, T.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 6-11; Grade level 3.9; Historical fiction
Reinhardt, D.
Lexile measure 730; ages 14-18; book level 4.5
Cherry, L., & Braasch G.
Lexile measure 1170; ages 10-14; book level 8.4
Lo, M.
Lexile measure 860; Ages 14 and up
Engle, M.
Lexile 1170; Book level 6.6; Ages 12-15; Verse novel, Historical fiction
Volponi, P.
Lexile measure 850
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 640; Ages 11-15; Grade level 5.4; Fiction
Napoli, D. J.
Lexile measure 570; ages 12-up; book level 3.9
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 740; Book level 4.1
Robinson, J., & Duckett A.
Lexile measure 1130; book level 8; autobiography and biography
Pratchett, T.
Ages 11-adult
Silvey, A.
"The fact that women disguised as men served in both the Union and Confederate armies is one...
Kirby, M. J.
Lexile measure 670; Ages 11-18
Aronson, M., Parker Pearson M., & (England) S. R. P.
Lexile measure 1070; Book Level 6.9; Ages 9-12
Werlin, N.
Lexile measure 0670; ages 12-up; book level 4.6
Garland, S.
Lexile measure 910; Ages 9-15; Book level 6.2; Historical fiction
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High School

Kimmel, E. C.
ages 10-15; book level 9.1; autobiography and biography
Freedman, R.
Lexile measure 1160; Ages 10-16; Book level 8.4; Biography
Taylor, M. D.
Lexile 850; Ages 13-18; Grade level 7.3; historical fiction
Cohen, J.
Book level 5.2; Ages 15 and up
Westerfeld, S., & Thompson K.
Lexile measure 790; Ages 12- up; science fiction and fantasy
Larbalestier, J.
Lexile measure 470; Ages 14-up
Koertge, R., & ill Dezso, Andrea
Ages 16 and up
Pfeffer, S. B.
Lexile measure 770; ages 12-up; book level 4.7; science fiction and fantasy; diaries and journals
Freedman, R., & of of DLC A. W. S. C. L.(L. C.)
Lexile: 1110; Ages 9-16; Grade level 6.5; Photo essay
Thomas, J. C., & James C.
Lexile measure 560; Ages 10-15; Grade level 5.8; Nonfiction
Taylor, L., & ill Di Bartolo, Jim
Lexile measure 990; ages 15-18
Scott, E.
Lexile measure 870; ages 14-up; book level 4.8
Schmidt, G. D.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 11-18; Grade level 7.2; Historical fiction
Myers, W. D.
Lexile measure 730; Ages 12 and up; Realistic fiction
Barraclough, L.
George, M.
Lexile measure 1060; ages 12-up; book level 6.5
Ellis, D.
Lexile measure 780; ages 12 and up
Peters, J. A.
Lexile measure 500; ages 15-18; book level 3.5; general fiction
Meldrum, C.
Lexile measure 0670; ages 12-up; book level 4.8
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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."