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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


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
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
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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,...
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
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Middle School

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
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
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High School

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
City of Stars
Hoffman, M.
Lexile measure 890; Book level 6.1; Ages 11 and up g.7-10
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
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
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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."