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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


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
Marisol McDonald
Brown, M., ill Palacios, Sara, & Dominguez A.
Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor, 2012.; Ages 5 to 10; Realistic fiction
Beauty Queens
Bray, L.
Lexile measure 690; Ages 13 and up; Adventure, Comedy and humor
Billingsley, F.
Lexile measure 600 ; Book level 4.4; Ages 13 and up; Supernatural, Mystery and suspense, Romance
Stiefvater, M.
Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2012; Lexile measure 840...
Hinwood, C.
Lexile measure 670; Book level 4.6; Ages 12 and up
Gaggiotti, L.
Lexile measure 870; Book level 4.6; Ages 5-9
Far From Shore
Webb, S.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild Selection; Ages 10 and up
B is for Blue
Strother, R., & ill Marstall, Bob
Book level 6.1; Ages 5-8
Best Eid Ever
Mobin-Uddin, A., & ill Jacobsen, Laura
Lexile measure 670; Book level 3.8; Ages 6-10
Never Forgotten
McKissack, P., ill Dillon, Leo, & ill Dillon, Leo
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, Author, 2012.; Awards: ALA children's award.; Ages 8-14
Chibbaro, J., & ill Superville Sovak, Jean-Marc
Lexile measure 930; Book level 6.4; ages 12 and up; Historical fiction; Mystery and suspense
Red Bird Sings
Capaldi, G., & Pearce Q. L.
Lexile measure 940; Ages 8-12
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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
JPS Illustrated Children's Bible
Frankel, E., & Katz A.
ages 7-12
Golio, G., & Steptoe J.
Lexile measure 900; Ages 3-9, Book level 5.6; Biography
Jimmy's Stars
Rodman, M. A.
Lexile measure 640; ages 8-14; book level 4.1
Jingle Dancer
Smith, C. L., ill Van Wright, Cornelius, & Hu Y. - H.
Lexile measure 710; Book level 3.7; Ages 4-7
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Middle School

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
Mr. Mendoza's Paintbrush
Urrea, L. A., & Cardinale C.
Book Level 4.4; Ages 14-up
My Most Excellent Year
Kluger, S.
Lexile measure 1030; ages 12-up; book level 6.1
My Name is Celia
Brown, M., & L
Lexile measure 850; ages 8-12; book level 4.1
My Name is Not Easy
Edwardson, D. D.
Ages 10-15
My One Hundred Adventures
Horvath, P.
Lexile measure 810; ages 8-14; book level 5
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High School

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
Myracle, L.
Lexile measure 680; Ages 14 and up; Mystery and suspense; Realistic fiction
Ship Breaker
Bacigalupi, P.
Ages 12-up
Stiefvater, M.
Lexile measure 740; Ages 12 and up; Horror and Supernatural
Sisters of Glass
Hemphill, S.
Tamaki, M., & Tamaki J.
Ages 16-up; book level 3.4
Vrettos, A. M.
Lexile measure 810; ages 12-up, book level 4.4
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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."