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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


No Crystal Stair
Nelson, V. M., & Christie G. R.
Ages 12-18; fictionalized biography
Party in Ramadan
Mobin-Uddin, A., & Jacobsen L.
Lexile 610; Book level 4.2; ages 7-10; fiction, Islam
McKissack, P., & ill Pinkney, Jerry
Book level 3.3; African American fiction
MacDonald, S., & inc Simon and Schuster
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 1987. Grade level equivalent 1.1; alphabet book; ages 3-6
Mother Goose in California
Hansen, D.
Ages 4-8; alphabet book
Why We Broke Up
Handler, D., & ill Kalman M.
Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor book, 2012; grade level 5.0; ages 15+; fiction
Face Book
Close, C.
Ages 8-12; biography
King Jack
Bently, P., & ill Oxenbury, Helen
Ages 3-5; fiction, stories in rhyme
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
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I Have a Dream
King, Martin Luther, J.
Ages 8 and up
I Have Heard of a Land
Thomas, J. C., & Cooper F.
Book level 3.1; Ages 6-10
I Know Here
Croza, L., & James M.
Ages 4-8
I Love Animals
McDonnell, F.
Ages 1-3
I Love Saturdays
Ada, A. F., & Savadier E.
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.; Lexile measure 510; ages 4-8; book level...
I Want My Hat
Klassen, J.
Ages 4-8; Comedy and humor
I'll Pass for Your Comrade
Silvey, A.
"The fact that women disguised as men served in both the Union and Confederate armies is one...
I'm in Charge of Celebrations
Baylor, B., & ill Parnall, Peter
Lexile measure 700; Book level 3.9
I Too
Hughes, L., & ill Collier, Bryan
Lexile measure 390; Ages 5 and up
Kirby, M. J.
Lexile measure 670; Ages 11-18
If Stones Could Speak
Aronson, M., Parker Pearson M., & (England) S. R. P.
Lexile measure 1070; Book Level 6.9; Ages 9-12
If the Shoe Fits
Soto, G., & ill Widener, Terry
Lexile measure 730; Ages 4-8; Grade level 3.2; Fiction
If You Decide to Go to the Moon
McNulty, F., & ill Kellogg, Steven
Lexile measure 690; Ages 4-10; Grade level 2.7; Nonfiction
If You Give a Pig a Party
Numeroff, L. J., & ill Bond, Felicia
Lexile measure 430; Ages 3-7; Grade level 2.5; Comedy & humor
If You Lived Here
Laroche, G.
Lexile measure 1170; Ages 4-8
If You Take a Mouse to School
Numeroff, L. J., & ill Bond, Felicia
Lexile measure 190; Ages 3-6; Grade level 2.3; Comedy & humor
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
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Middle School

Lips Touch
Taylor, L., & ill Di Bartolo, Jim
Lexile measure 990; ages 15-18
Little Audrey
White, R.
Lexile Measure 630; ages 9-14; book level 3.8
Lives of Scientists
Krull, K., & illustrator Hewitt K.
Lexile measure NC1120, Ages 9-12
Lizzie Bright
Schmidt, G. D.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 11-18; Grade level 7.2; Historical fiction
Looking Like Me
Myers, W. D., & ill Myers, Christopher
Ages 5-9
George, M.
Lexile measure 1060; ages 12-up; book level 6.5
Lorenzo's Secret Mission
Guzmán, L., & Guzmán R.
Ages 12-15; Book level 4.8
Love Me Tender
Couloumbis, A.
Lexile measure 670; ages 9-12; book level 4.5
Love That Dog
Creech, S.
Lexile measure 1010; Ages 9-12; Grade level 4.9; Diaries & journals, Poetry & rhymes
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
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
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High School

Paper Towns
Green, J.
Lexile measure 850; ages 14-18; book level 5.4; mystery and suspense
Parasite Pig
Sleator, W.
Lexile measure 750; Ages 11-16; Grade level 5.4; Science fiction & fantasy
Card, O. S.
Lexile measure 920; Ages 12-18; Book level 6.3
Plain Kate
Bow, E.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 12 and up; Book level 4.4; Fantasy
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
King, A. S.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 14-18; book level 4.8; Mystery and Suspense
Predator's Gold
Reeve, P.
Lexile measure 1020; ages 12-15; book level 6.5; adventure; science fiction
Westerfeld, S.
Lexile measure 860; Book level 5.7; Science fiction Ages 13-16
Pretty Monsters
Link, K., & ill Tan, Shaun
Lexile measure 740; ages 14-18; book level 4.7
Princess Academy
Hale, S.
Lexile measure 890; Ages 11-15; Grade level 4.8; Fantasy
Princess Ben
Murdock, C. G.
Lexile measure 1090; ages 12-up; book level 7.9
Private Peaceful
Morpurgo, M.
Lexile measure 860; ages 10-up; historical fiction
Prizefighter en Mi Casa
e. Charlton-Trujillo, E.
Lexile measure 690; Book level 4.1; Ages 9-13; General fiction
Probably Still Nick
Wolff, V. E.
Lexile measure 780; Ages 12-17; Book level 4.6
Putting Makeup
Wright, B.
Awards: Stonewall Book Award, 2012; Lexile 820; Book level 5.4; Ages 12 and up; realistic fiction
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
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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."