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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


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
Drawing from Memory
Say, A.
Awards: Sibert Honor Book, 2012; Ages 10-15; Autobiography
Liesl & Po
Oliver, L., & ill Acedera, Kei
My Name is Not Easy
Edwardson, D. D.
Ages 10-15
Everything I Need to Know
Fisher, V.
QA40.5 .F57 2011 1 CURRICULUM Ages 2-5
Ursu, A., & ill McGuire, Erin
AGes 8-12
Between Shades of Gray
Sepetys, R.
Lexile measure 490; Ages 14 and up; Historical fiction
Secrets at Sea
Peck, R., & Murphy K.
Ages 8-12; Adventure, Historical fiction
Lo, M.
Lexile measure 860; Ages 14 and up
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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
Marie Curie
Krull, K., & Kulikov B.
ages 9-12; biography
Marisol McDonald
Brown, M., ill Palacios, Sara, & Dominguez A.
Pura Belpre Illustrator Honor, 2012.; Ages 5 to 10; Realistic fiction
Martin de Porres
Schmidt, G. D., & Diaz D.
Awards: Pura Belpré Illustrator Award, 2013.; Lexile measure 700
Martin's Big Words
Rappaport, D., & ill Collier, Bryan
Lexile measure 410; ages 3-9; book level 3.4; biography
Martina the Beautiful Cockroach
Deedy, C. A., & Austin M.
Lexile measure 720; ages 4-8; book level 3.1; fables, folk tales, and myths
Broach, E., & Murphy K.
Lexile measure 700; ages 10-14
Math Curse
Scieszka, J., & ill Smith, Lane
Awards: American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1996; Lexile measure 560; Book...
Garza, X.
Awards: ALA children's award.; Awards: Pura Belpre Author Honor, 2012.; Lexile measure 820
ill Mathers, Petra
Ages 6-10
Me and You
Browne, A.
Lexile measure 380; Ages 4-8; Book level 1.6; Fairy tale
Me and Momma
Rockliff, M., & ill Low, William
Lexile measure 660; Ages 6-10
Me and My Cat
Kitamura, S.
ages 5-10; book level 2.7
Me Frida
Novesky, A., & Diaz D.
Book level 3.6; Ages 6-10
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Middle School

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
Roots and Blues
Adoff, A., & Christie G. R.
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011; Notable Book for a Global...
Roots and Wings Ly
Ly, M.
Lexile measure 720; ages 12-up; book level 4.7
Lord, C.
Lexile measure 780; Ages 9-12; Book level 3.9
Saga of the Sioux
Zimmerman, D. J., & my heart at Brown D. A. B. W. K.
Lexile measure 1140; Ages 11-15
Gee, M.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 12 and up
Same Sun
House, S., & Vaswani N.
Lexile measure 890; Ages 10-15
Samurai Shortstop
Gratz, A.
Lexile Measure 790; ages 12-16; book level 4.9; historical fiction
Saving the Baghdad Zoo
Halls, K. M., & Sumner W.
Ages 8-12; Book level 7.1
Law, I.
Lexile measure 1070; book level 6; fantasy
Meyer, M.
Lexile measure 810; Ages 12 and up
Korman, G.
Lexile measure 740; Ages 9-12; Book level 4.9; Comedy and humor
Sea Queens
Yolen, J., & ill Pratt, Christine Joy
Lexile measure 1040; ages 8-14; book level 7.1
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High School

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
Extraordinary Adventures
Yancey, R.
Lexile measure 810; Book level 4.9; Ages 13 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
Future of Us
Asher, J., & Mackler C.
ages 12 and up
Bodeen, S. A.
Lexile measure 620: High-Low; Ages 13 and up
Ghost's Child
Hartnett, S.
Lexile measure 900; ages 14-18; book level 6.2
Ghosts of Kerfol
Noyes, D.
Lexile measure 980; ages 13-16; book level 6.4
Girl Who Saw Lions
Doherty, B.
Lexile measure 790; ages 11-15; book level 5
Golem's Eye
Stroud, J.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 11-18; Grade level 4.8; Science fiction & fantasy
Stone, T. L.
Lexile measure 1120; Ages 15-18; Book level 7.5; Biography, historical fiction
Graveyard Book
Gaiman, N., & ill McKean, Dave
Lexile measure 820; ages 10-up; book level 5.1; adventure; mystery and suspense; fantasy
Great Fire
Murphy, J.
Lexile measure 1130; Book level 7.6; Ages 9-12 guided reading R
Haunted Playground
Tan, S.
Lexile measure 620; Book level 4
House Baba
Young, E., & Koponen L.
Ages 7-14
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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."