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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Mouse Lion
Burkert, R., & ill Burkert, Nancy Ekholm
Lexile measure 570; Ages 4-8; Fables, Folk Tales and Myths
Now is the Time
Williams, M.
Ages 12-15
Hound Dog True
Urban, L.
Ages 9-12
White Crow
Sedgwick, M.
Ages 10-14
Okay for Now
Schmidt, G. D.
Lexile measure 850; Book level 4.9; Ages 10-14
Perkins, S.
Book level 3.5; Ages 12 and up
See Me Run
Meisel, P.
Ages 6-8; Comedy and humor
Every You
Levithan, D., & ill Farmer, Jonathan
Ages 15 and up
Kibuishi, K.
Lexile measure 310; Book level 2; Ages 9-12
Soldier Bear
Dumon Tak, B., & ill Hopman, Philip
Lexile measure 780; Ages 9-12; historical fiction
Cohen, J.
Book level 5.2; Ages 15 and up
First Day on Earth
Castellucci, C.
Ages 12 and up
Myracle, L.
Lexile measure 680; Ages 14 and up; Mystery and suspense; Realistic fiction
I Want My Hat
Klassen, J.
Ages 4-8; Comedy and humor
Black & White
Brimner, L. D.
Awards: Sibert Honor Book; Ages 11 and up
House Baba
Young, E., & Koponen L.
Ages 7-14
I Broke
Willems, M.
Awards: Geisel Honor Book, 2012; Ages 3-7; Comedy and humor
Westerfeld, S.
Lexile measure 860; Book level 5.7; Science fiction Ages 13-16
Roth, V.
Can We Save
Jenkins, M., & ill White, Vicky
Lexile measure 970; Book level 5.9; Ages 4-10 Gr.2-4
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Lee, M., & ill Choi, Yangsook
Lexile measure 790; Ages 7-12; Book level 4.9; Historical fiction
Browne, A., & Esteva C.
Ages 4-8
Last Night
Yum, H.
Ages 3-6
Leaf Man
Ehlert, L.
Lexile 310; Ages 3-9; Grade level 2.4; Fantasy, Poetry & rhymes
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 the Terrible Monster
Willems, M.
Lexile measure 670; Ages 3-7; Grade level 2.1; Comedy & humor
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
Campbell, K. G.
Ages 4-8
Let It Shine
ill Bryan, Ashley
No lexile measure, ages 3+, no book level, Poetry and Rhymes
Lets Go for a Drive
Willems, M.
Ages 2-5
Liar and Spy
Stead, R.
Lexile measure 670; Ages 9-12
Liesl & Po
Oliver, L., & ill Acedera, Kei
Lincoln and Douglass
Giovanni, N., & ill Collier, Bryan
ages 5-10; book level 4.9; informational
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
Ling & Ting
Lin, G.
Lexile measure 390; Ages 4-7; Book level 1.8; Realistic fiction
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Middle School

Old Drumble
Lasenby, J.
Olive's Ocean
Henkes, K.
Lexile measure 680; Ages 11-15; Grade level 4.8; General fiction
Once upon a Marigold
Ferris, J.
Lexile measure 840; Ages 6-15; Grade level 6.2; Fiction
One Crazy Summer
Williams-Garcia, R.
Lexile measure 750; Ages 8 to 12; Book level 4.6; Historical Fiction
One Thousand Tracings
Judge, L.
ages 5-10; book level 3.4
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 Only May Amelia
Holm, J. L.
Lexile measure 900; ages 12 and up; Book level 4.8
Our White House
Book, N. C. 's, & Alliance L.
Lexile measure 1110; ages 9-up
Out of My Mind
Draper, S. M.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 12-16; book level 4.3; Realistic fiction
Out of the Dust
Hesse, K.
Lexile: Non-prose; Ages 12-18; Grade level 5.1; Historical fiction, poetry
PS Be Eleven
Williams-Garcia, R.
Lexile measure 770; Ages 8-12
Parasite Pig
Sleator, W.
Lexile measure 750; Ages 11-16; Grade level 5.4; Science fiction & fantasy
Passage to Freedom
Mochizuki, K., & Lee D.
Lexile measure 670; Book level 4.1; Ages 5-10
Card, O. S.
Lexile measure 920; Ages 12-18; Book level 6.3
O'Hearn, K.
Lexile measure 620; Ages 10-13; Adventure,Legends and Myths, Fantasy
Pharaoh's Boat
Weitzman, D.
Lexile measure 1170; Ages 8-12; Book level 7.4
Plain Kate
Bow, E.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 12 and up; Book level 4.4; Fantasy
Planet Hunter
Wittenstein, V. O.
Lexile measure 1080; Book level 7.6; Ages 14-18
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High School

Sunrise Over Fallujah
Myers, W. D.
Lexile measure 780; ages 12-up; book level 5.3; adventure; science fiction
Sweet Hereafter
Johnson, A.
Lexile measure 750; Ages 12-16; Book level 4.6
Carvell, M.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 9-14; Grade level 5.0; General fiction, Historical fiction
Zarr, S.
Lexile measure 720, ages 13-up; book level 4.4
Tales from Outer Suburbia
Tan, S.
Lexile measure 1100; Ages 12-up, Book level 6.5; Horror and supernatural; Science fiction and...
Tales of the Madman Underground
Barnes, J.
Lexile measure 1040; ages 13-18; book level 9; realistic fiction
Ten Cents a Dance
Fletcher, C.
Lexile measure 630; book level 4.2
ill Forney, Ellen
Lexile measure 600; ages 13 and up; book level 4; comedy and humor; realistic fiction
Adoration of Jenna Fox
Pearson, M.
Lexile measure 570; ages 14-18; book level 3.8; science fiction and fantasy
Amulet of Samarkand
Stroud, J.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 10-14; Grade level 4.8; Science fiction & fantasy
Meloy, M., & ill Schoenherr, Ian
Ages 12 and up
Battle of the Labyrinth
Riordan, R.
Lexile measure 590; ages 9-15; book level 4.1; adventure; fables, folktales and myths
Beetle Book
Jenkins, S.
Lexile measure AD980; Ages 5-12
Big Crunch
Hautman, P.
Lexile measure 720; Book level 4.5; Ages 14 and up
Bird King
Tan, S.
Ages 11-15
Black Tattoo
Lexile measure 800; ages 11-up; book level 5.4; adventure; science fiction and fantasy
Body of Christopher Creed
Plum-Ucci, C.
Lexile Measure 720, Ages 12-18, Book level 5.3, General Fiction
Sedgwick, M., & flight down Sedgwick M. D.
Lexile measure 730; Ages 12-18; Grade level 6.4; Horror & supernatural, Science fiction &...
Book of the Lion
Cadnum, M.
Lexile measure 980, ages 14-up; book level 6.9; historical fiction
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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."