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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Christensen, B.
Awards: Schneider Family Book Award, Young Children, 2010.; Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade...
In the Land
Greenfield, E., & ill Gilchrist, Jan Spivey
Book level 3.8; Ages 4-8
Great Fire
Murphy, J.
Lexile measure 1130; Book level 7.6; Ages 9-12 guided reading R
Klutz Guide Galaxy
Murphy, P., & Klutz I.
Ages 8 and up
Korean Children's
Kim, S. -un, & Chŏng K. -sim
Sacre, A., & Serra S.
Book level 3.1; Ages 5-7
Rocco, J., & for Children H. B.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2012.; Ages 4-8; Realistic fiction
Minette's Feast
Reich, S., & ill Bates, Amy June
Ages 5-8
Which Side
Lyon, G. E., & ill Cardinale, Christopher
Ages 8-12
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
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Seeger, L. V.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2013; Ages 4-6
Collins, S.
Lexile measure 680; Book level 4.7, Ages 9-13; Adventure, fantasy
Growing Patterns
Campbell, S. C., & ill Campbell, Richard P.
Ages 7-11
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
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Middle School

In the Year of the Boar
Lord, B.
Lexile measure 730; Ages 8-14; Grade level 3.8; Historical fiction
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
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
Blackwood, S.
Lexile measure 620; Ages 8-12
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
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High School

Magic or Madness
Larbalestier, J.
Lexile measure 630; ages 12-up; book level 4.2; science fiction and fantasy
Magic Windows
Garza, C. L., Rohmer H., & Schecter D.
Lexile measure 710; ages 9-12, book level 5
Malcolm X
Helfer, A., & DuBurke R.
ages 14-18; book level 6.6; biography
Many Stones
Coman, C.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 11-18; Grade level 6.5; Fiction
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...
More Than This
Ness, P.
Ages 14 and up
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
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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."