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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Sugar Changed the World
Aronson, M., & Budhos M. T.
Awards: School Library Journal Best Books, 2010.; Lexile measure 1130; Book level 8; Ages 12 and up
Where Things Come Back
Whaley, J. C.
Lexile measure 960; Ages 14- up; Mystery and suspense
Sidman, J., & ill Krommes, Beth
Lexile measure 330; Ages 4-8
Great Wall
Shang, W. W. L.
Lexile measure 700; Book level 4.6; Ages 9-13
Tales for Very Picky
Schneider, J.
Awards: Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal, 2012; Lexile measure 500; Book level 2.9; Ages 5-8
Music Was It
Rubin, S. G.
Lexile measure 970; Book level 7; Ages 11-16; Biography
Garza, X.
Awards: ALA children's award.; Awards: Pura Belpre Author Honor, 2012.; Lexile measure 820
Evans, S.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, illustrator, 2012.; Ages 8-12 ; Historical fiction
Hooray for Amanda
Willems, M.
Lexile measure 360; Book level 2.5; Ages 4-8
Running Dream
Van Draanen, W.
Lexile measure 650; Book level 4.1; Ages 12-16
Diego Rivera
Tonatiuh, D., & Rivera D.
Awards: Pura Belpré Illustrator award, 2012.; Lexile measure 1040; Book level 4.9; Ages 5-10
Boy in the Garden
Say, A.
Lexile measure 480; Book level 3.3; Ages 5-9
Goodnight Goodnight Construction
Rinker, S. D., & ill Lichtenheld, Tom
Ages 4-8
Brother Sun
Paterson, K., & ill Dalton, Pamela
Ages 5-10
Over and Under the Snow
Messner, K., & Neal C. S.
Ages 3-7
Me Jane
McDonnell, P.
Awards: Caldecott Honor, 2012.; Awards: Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2012.; Lexile measure 740; Book...
Under the Mesquite
McCall, G. G.
Awards: William C. Morris Award finalist, 2012; Awards: Pura Belpré Author Award, 2012; Ages 12 and...
Emma Dilemma
George, K. O. 'C., & ill Carpenter, Nancy
Book level 3.3; Ages 5-9
Artist Who Painted
Carle, E.
Ages 3-6
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Joey Pigza Loses Control
Gantos, J.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 8-13; Grade level 5.2; Realistic fiction
Joha Makes a Wish
Kimmel, E. A., & ill Rayyan, Omar
Lexile measure 500; Ages 7-10; Book level 3.2
Becker, A.
Ages 4-8
Juan Bobo Goes to Work
Montes, M., & Cepeda J.
Lexile measure 390; Ages 3-10; Book level 2.6; Fables, folktales and myths
Just a Second
Jenkins, S.
Lexile measure 870; Ages 4-9
Just In Case
Morales, Y., & Press R. B.
ages 4-9; book level 2.3
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
Say, A.
Awards: Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2006; Book level 3.3; Ages 6-9
Keeping the Night Watch
Smith, H. A., & ill Lewis, Earl B.
ages 12-up; book level 3.6
King Jack
Bently, P., & ill Oxenbury, Helen
Ages 3-5; fiction, stories in rhyme
King Kong
Browne, A., Wallace E., Cooper M. C., & Segovia F.
Kitten's First Full Moon
Henkes, K.
Lexile measure 360; Ages 3-7; Grade 1.7; Comedy & humor
Knockin' on Wood
Barasch, L.
Lexile measure 880; Ages 5-10; Grade level 4.7; Biography
Knots on a Counting Rope
Martin, B., Archambault J., & ill Rand, Ted
Lexile measure 480; ages 4-8; book level 2.8; fables, folk tales and myths
Knuffle Bunny
Willems, M.
Lexile measure 120; ages 2-6; book level 1.6; comedy and humor
Sís, P.
Lexile measure 780; Book level 1.8; Ages 4-7
Korean Children's
Kim, S. -un, & Chŏng K. -sim
Baker, K.
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Books, 2011.; Lexile measure AD390,...
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Middle School

Ultimate Dinopedia
Lessem, D., ill Tempesta, Franco, & (U.S.) N. G. S.
Ages 9-12
Beamer, W. D., ill Loebel-Fried, Caren, Beamer-Trapp K., & Beamer K.
Ages 9-12; Fables, folktales, and myths
Nelson Mandela
Foundation, N. M., & (Firm) U. W.
Ages 10-up
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
90 Miles
Flores-Galbis, E.
Ages 11-18; Historical Fiction
Ninth Ward
Rhodes, J. P.
Lexile measure 470; Ages 8-11. Book levlel 3.3; Realistic fiction
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
No More Dead Dogs
Korman, G.
Lexile measure 610; Ages 10-15; Grade level 5.1; Comedy & humor
No More
Rappaport, D., & ill Evans, Shane
Lexile measure 830; Ages 7-12; Grade level 5.0; Historical fiction
No Ordinary Day
Ellis, D., Solomon M., Chamberland G., Books G., of Press H. A., & Photolibrary
Awards: "The Canada Council, Conseil Des Arts Du Canada, Governor General's Literary...
No Talking
Clements, A., & ill Elliott, Mark
Ages 8-12.; A Junior Library Guild selection; Lexile Measure 820
Teller, J., & Aitken M.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 12 and up; Realistic fiction
Now is the Time
Williams, M.
Ages 12-15
Now Is Your Time
Myers, W. D.
Lexile measure 1030; biography
Number the Stars
Lowry, L.
Lexile measure 670; Ages 9-13; Grade level 5.1; Historical fiction; Library has 7 copies.
October Mourning
Newman, L.
Ages 13 and up
Odd and the Frost Giants
Gaiman, N., & ill Helquist, Brett
Lexile measure 820; ages 8-12; book level 5; Fables, folktales and myths
Okay for Now
Schmidt, G. D.
Lexile measure 850; Book level 4.9; Ages 10-14
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High School

Sky is Everywhere
Nelson, J.
Lexile measure 860; Ages 13 and up; Book level 5.2
Myers, W. D.
Lexile measure 750;ages 12-up; book level 4.5; realistic fiction
Halam, A.
Lexile measure 680; Ages 13-up; Book level 5.1
Siy, A., & Kunkel D.
Lexile measure 1070; ages 4-12; book level 6.8
Snow Falling in Spring
Li-Marcus, M.
Lexile measure 1020; ages12-18; book level 7.1
Sofi Mendoza's Guide
Alegría, M.
Lexile measure 670; Book level 4.5; Ages 13 and up
Soldier Boys
Hughes, D.
Lexile measure 790; Ages 11-18; Grade level 5.9; Adventure, Historical Fiction
Some Day This Pain Will Be Useful To You
Cameron, P.
Lexile measure 1010; Ages 14-up; Book level 6
Somebody Please Tell
Mazer, H., & Lerangis P.
Lexile measure 640; ages 12 and up; Realistic fiction
Westerfeld, S.
Lexile measure 880; Book level 6.1; Ages 12- and up
Spinelli, J.
Lexile measure 590; Ages 12-16; Grade level 6.1; Realistic fiction
Christopher, L.
Lexile measure 570; Ages 14 and up; Adventure, Drama, Mystery and Suspense
Stolen Into Slavery
Fradin, J. B., & Fradin D. B.
Lexile measure 1060; Ages 11-17
Stoner and Spaz
Koertge, R.
Lexile measure 490; Ages 14 and up; Book level 3.5
Story of a Girl
Zarr, S.
Lexile measure 760; ages 14-up; book level 4.5; general fiction
Stravaganza: City of Masks
Hoffman, M.
Lexile measure 920; Ages 11-15; Grade level 5.9; Fantasy
Stravaganza: city of ships
Hoffman, M.
Lexile measure 800; Book level 5.7
Stuck in Neutral
Trueman, T.
Lexile measure 820; Ages 10 and up; Book level 5.7
Sugar Changed the World
Aronson, M., & Budhos M. T.
Awards: School Library Journal Best Books, 2010.; Lexile measure 1130; Book level 8; Ages 12 and up
Summer of the Mariposas
McCall, G. G.
Lexile measure 840; Ages 12 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."