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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Doyle, R.
Ages 11-15
Saga of the Sioux
Zimmerman, D. J., & my heart at Brown D. A. B. W. K.
Lexile measure 1140; Ages 11-15
365 Penguins
Fromental, J. - L., & Jolivet J.
Book level 3.1; Ages 5-10
While You Are  Sleeping
Bernhard, D.
Lexile measure 240; Ages 3-6
Queen of the Falls
Van Allsburg, C.
Lexile measure 1060; Book level 5.7; Ages 6-10
I Am Different
Padmanabhan, M.
Lexile measure 950; Ages 5-8
Getting In
Stabiner, K.
Ages 18 and up
Son of Neptune
Riordan, R.
Ages 10 and up
Between the Lines
Picoult, J., van Leer S., ill Gilbert, Yvonne, & ill Fischer, Scott M.
Ages 9-18
Meloy, M., & ill Schoenherr, Ian
Ages 12 and up
Golem's Latkes
Kimmel, E. A., & Jasinski A.
Ages 6-9
Big Crunch
Hautman, P.
Lexile measure 720; Book level 4.5; Ages 14 and up
Meloy, C., & Ellis C.
Ages 9-13
Browne, A., & Esteva C.
Ages 4-8
Yusof, E.
Ages 4-7; picture book, plants
Arabian Nights
Tarnowska, W. ', & ill Henaff, Carole
Ages 8-12; Folklore
Bremen Town Musicians
Plume, I.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 1981. Lexile 660; grade level 2.3; ages 4-7; fiction, animals
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Myers, C., book designer Lenhart, Yvette, publisher Egmont(Firm), & printer R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company
Ages 5-10
Hound Dog True
Urban, L.
Ages 9-12
Houndsley and Catina and the Quiet Time
Howe, J., & Gay M. - L.
Portion of title: Quiet time; ages 5-8
Gaggiotti, L.
Lexile measure 870; Book level 4.6; Ages 5-9
How Do You Feel
Browne, A.
Ages 1-4
How I Learned Geography
Shulevitz, U.
Lexile measure 660; ages 6-12; book level 4.4; fantasy
How Mama Brought the Spring
Manushkin, F., & ill Berry, Holly
ages 9-12
How Many Ways Can You Catch a Fly
Jenkins, S., & Page R.
Lexile measure 1060; ages 4-12; book level 6.3
How Rocket Learned to Read
Hills, T.
Book level 2.9; Ages 3-8
How the Amazon Queen
Bower, T.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 6-11; Grade level 3.9; Historical fiction
How Things Work
Ernst, L. C.
Ages 3-6
How to Clean a Hippopotamus
Jenkins, S., & Page R.
Lexile measure 950; Book level 5.2; Ages 6-9
How to Heal a Broken Wing
Graham, B.
ages 3-7
How to Steal a Dog
O'Connor, B.
ages 8-12; book level 4; realistic fiction
How We Know What We Know
Cherry, L., & Braasch G.
Lexile measure 1170; ages 10-14; book level 8.4
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 640; Ages 11-15; Grade level 5.4; Fiction
I Am Different
Padmanabhan, M.
Lexile measure 950; Ages 5-8
I Broke
Willems, M.
Awards: Geisel Honor Book, 2012; Ages 3-7; Comedy and humor
I Hadn't Meant
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 740; Book level 4.1
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Middle School

Kadohata, C.
Lexile measurement 740; Ages 10-15; Grade level 5.8; Realistic fiction
Kissing Kate
Myracle, L.
Lexile measure 710; Book level 4.1: ages 13 and up
Kit's Wilderness
Almond, D.
Michael L. Printz Award; Lexile Measure 470; ages 11-15; book level 3.7; general fiction
Ladies First
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
Leanin' Dog
Nuzum, K. A.
Lexile measure 960; ages 8-14; book level 5.4
Lenny's Space
Banks, K.
Lexile Measure 470, Ages 8-14, Book level 3.6, General Fiction
Krull, K., & Kulikov B.
Lexile measure 1010; Ages 9-14; Grade level 6.2; Biography
Leonardo's Horse
Fritz, J., & ill Talbott, Hudson
Lexile measure 660; Book level 4.6; Ages 5-12; Biography and Autobiography
Leondardo Beautiful Dreamer
Byrd, R., & da Leonardo V.
Lexile measure 1120; Ages 10-14; Grade level 5.9; Nonfiction
Let the Circle Be Unbroken
Taylor, M. D.
Lexile 850; Ages 13-18; Grade level 7.3; historical fiction
Let Them Play
Raven, M. T., & ill Ellison, Chris
Lexile measure 1100; Ages 6-12; Grade level 7.9; General nonfiction
Westerfeld, S., & Thompson K.
Lexile measure 790; Ages 12- up; science fiction and fantasy
Liar and Spy
Stead, R.
Lexile measure 670; Ages 9-12
Liesl & Po
Oliver, L., & ill Acedera, Kei
Life As We Knew It
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
Lincoln Shot
Denenberg, B., & ill Bing, Christopher H.
ages 9-14; biography; informational
Linda Brown
Thomas, J. C., & James C.
Lexile measure 560; Ages 10-15; Grade level 5.8; Nonfiction
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High School

My Name is Not Easy
Edwardson, D. D.
Ages 10-15
Nelson Mandela
Foundation, N. M., & (Firm) U. W.
Ages 10-up
McCormick, P.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 13 and up; Historical fiction
No Choirboy
Kuklin, S.
"Until recently, only eight countries in the world still sentenced people younger than...
No Cream Puffs
Day, K.
Lexile measure 570; ages 11-16; book level 3.4
No Crystal Stair
Nelson, V. M., & Christie G. R.
Ages 12-18; fictionalized biography
Teller, J., & Aitken M.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 12 and up; Realistic fiction
Now is the Time
Williams, M.
Ages 12-15
October Mourning
Newman, L.
Ages 13 and up
Okay for Now
Schmidt, G. D.
Lexile measure 850; Book level 4.9; Ages 10-14
Once upon a Marigold
Ferris, J.
Lexile measure 840; Ages 6-15; Grade level 6.2; Fiction
172 Hours
Harstad, J., & Chace T.
Ages 14 and up
One Whole and Perfect Day
Clarke, J.
ages 13-up; book level 5.4
Klein, L. M.
ages 12-16; book level 6.2
Our White House
Book, N. C. 's, & Alliance L.
Lexile measure 1110; ages 9-up
Out of Reach
Arcos, C.
Awards: National Book Award finalist; Lexile measure 650
Out of Shadows
Wallace, J.
Lexile measure 710; Book level 4.6; Ages 14 and up
Draper, S. M.
Ages 14 and up
Paper Covers
Hubbard, J.
Lexile measure 920; Ages 15 and up
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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."