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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Every Thing
Silverstein, S.
Ages 7-12; Poetry, Comedy and humor
Flint Heart
Paterson, K., Paterson J., ill Rocco, John, & Phillpotts E.
Ages 7-12
Flesh & Blood
Marrin, A.
Lexile measure 1000; Book level 7.4; Ages 12 and up
Planet Hunter
Wittenstein, V. O.
Lexile measure 1080; Book level 7.6; Ages 14-18
All the Water
Lyon, G. E., & ill Tillotson, Katherine
Ages 4-8
Hurricane Dancers
Engle, M.
Lexile 1170; Book level 6.6; Ages 12-15; Verse novel, Historical fiction
Dragon Castle
Bruchac, J.
Ages 10-16
Finding Susie
O'Connor, S. D., & ill Pohrt, Tom
Book level 3.9; Ages 4 to 9
Inside Out
Lai, T.
Lexile measure 800; Book Level 4.8; Ages 9-12; Verse novel, historical fiction
Lexile measure 1250; Book level 9.1 ; Ages 12 and up; Awards: YALSA finalist, 2012
Heart and Soul
Nelson, K.
Lexile measure 1050; Ages 9 and up
My Heart is Like a Zoo
Hall, M.
Ages 3-7
Dead End
Gantos, J.
Awards: Newbery Medal winner, 2012; Awards: Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2012 ;...
Uglified Ducky
Claflin, W., ill Stimson, James, Andersen H. C., & English ælling.
Lexile measure 830; book level 3.6; ages 4-8; fiction
Lying Carpet
Lucas, D.
Ages 8-12
Westerfeld, S.
Lexile measure 880; Book level 6.1; Ages 12- and up
Westerfeld, S.
Lexile measure 790; Book level 5.1; Ages 14- adult
Vargas Llosa, M., & ill Chicote Juiz, Marta
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Lion and the Mouse
Pinkney, J., & Aesop
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : all col. ill. ; 25 x 29 cm.; ages 4-10; classics
Lions at Lunchtime
Osborne, M. P., & ill Murdocca, Sal
Lexile measure 370; Ages 5-9
Little Audrey
White, R.
Lexile Measure 630; ages 9-14; book level 3.8
Little Beauty
Browne, A.
ages 3-9; book level 1.9
Little Elephants
Base, G.
Ages 4-7
Little Mouse Gets Ready
Smith, J.
Lexile measure 160; ages 4-7; book level 1.3; comedy and humor; comic books and graphic novels
Little Night
Morales, Y.
ages 4-8; book level 2.8
Lives of Extraordinary Women
Krull, K., & ill Hewitt, Kathryn
Lexile measure 1150; ages 8-14; book level 8.5; biography
Lives of Scientists
Krull, K., & illustrator Hewitt K.
Lexile measure NC1120, Ages 9-12
Looking Like Me
Myers, W. D., & ill Myers, Christopher
Ages 5-9
Lorenzo's Secret Mission
Guzmán, L., & Guzmán R.
Ages 12-15; Book level 4.8
Louis Armstrong, Ambassador Satchmo
Cornell, J. G., & Mays V.
Love Me Tender
Couloumbis, A.
Lexile measure 670; ages 9-12; book level 4.5
Love to Mama
Mora, P., & Barrag
Ages 8-12; Book level 4.5
Lunch Lady and the Cyborg Substitute
Krosoczka, J.
Ages 7 to 10; Adventure; Comedy and humor; Comic Books and Graphic novels
Magic Windows
Garza, C. L., Rohmer H., & Schecter D.
Lexile measure 710; ages 9-12, book level 5
Mail Harry to the Moon
Harris, R. H., & ill Emberley, Michael
ages 4-6; book level 1.6
Mama Zooms
Cowen-Fletcher, J.
Lexile measure 750; Ages 2-6
McCully, E. A.
ages 8-12; book level 4.9; historical fiction
Many Nations
Bruchac, J., & ill Goetzl, Robert F.
Lexile measure 580; ages 3-7; Grade level 2.1; Alphabet book
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Middle School

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
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
Queen of the Falls
Van Allsburg, C.
Lexile measure 1060; Book level 5.7; Ages 6-10
Rain is Not
Smith, C. L.
Lexile measure 860; Ages 10-14; Mystery and suspense
Rapunze'ls Revenge
Hale, S., Hale D., & Hale N.
Lexile measure 500; Book level 3.2; Ages 10-14
Reaching Out
Lexile measure 910; Ages 12-up ; Book level 6.1; autobiography and biography
Remember: the Journey to School Integration
Morrison, T.
Lexile measure 660; ages 9-up; book level 5; general nonfiction
Cooper, M. L.
Ages 8-14; Book level 7.4; History
Donnelly, J.
Lexile measure 560; Ages 15-18
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
Cushman, K.
Lexile measure 740; Ages 10-15; Grade level 5.3; Historical fiction
Roll of Thunder
Taylor, M. D.
Lexile measure 920; Ages 9-12; Grade level 6.9; Historical fiction
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High School

Boy Who Dared
Bartoletti, S. C.
Lexile measure 760; ages 13-18; book level 4.9; historical fiction
Brides of Rollrock
Lanagan, M.
Ages 14 and up
Carbon Diaries 2015
Lloyd, S.
Lexile measure 690; Ages 12- up; Book level 4.4; science fiction and fantasy
Christopher Killer
Ferguson, A.
Lexile measure 800; ages 14-17; book level 5.1; mystery and suspense
Dark Unwinding
Cameron, S.
Lexile measure 890; Ages 12 and up
Dark Thirty
McKissack, P., & Pinkney B. J.
Lexile measure 730; ages 7-12; book level 4.6; horror and supernatural
Death Collector
Richards, J.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 10-14; Historical Fiction, Mystery and Suspense Science Fiction
Demon King
Chima, C. W.
Lexile measure 760; Book level 5.3; Ages 12 and up
Demon's Lexicon
Brennan, S. R.
ages 15-18
Disreputable History of Frankie Laundau-Banks
Lockhart, E.
ages 13-up; realistic fiction
Bray, L.
Ages 15-18
The Dream Keeper
Hughes, L., & ill Pinkney B. J.
ages 11-up; poetry
Ear, the Eye, and the Arm
Farmer, N.
Lexile measure 660; Ages 12-18; Grade level 5.5; Science fiction
Earth, My Butt
Mackler, C.
Michael L. Printz Award; Lexile Measure 790, Ages 12+, Book level 5.3, General Fiction
Eleventh Plague
Hirsch, J.
Lexile measure 790; Ages 12 and up
Firefly Letters
Engle, M.
Lexile measure 1230; Ages 10 and up; Book level 6.2; Historical fiction
First Part Last
Johnson, A.
Lexile measure 790; ages 12-up; book level 4.7; realistic fiction
Cooper, M.
Lexile measure 1010; Book level 6.6; Ages 12-18
Forest of Hands and Teeth
Ryan, C.
Lexile measure 900; ages 14-up; book level 5.8; horror and supernatural
Freak Observer
Woolston, B.
Lexile measure 720; Ages 12-18; Book level 5; Realistic 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."