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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Grandma's Gift
Velasquez, E.
Ages 5-9; Book level 5.3; Realistic Fiction
Perdomo, W., & ill Collier, Bryan
Ages 4-9; Book level 4.3
Yasmin's Hammer
Malaspina, A., & ill Chayka, Doug
Lexile measure 610; Ages 6-10; Book level 3.4; Realistic Fiction
Richardson, G.
Ages 8 and up
Drop of Water
Wick, W.
Lexile measure 870; Ages 4-11; Book level 5.8;Informational
Christopher, L.
Lexile measure 570; Ages 14 and up; Adventure, Drama, Mystery and Suspense
Anything But Typical
Baskin, N. R.
Lexile measure 640; Ages 10-13; Book level 4.1; realistic fiction
Heart of a Samurai
Preus, M.
Lexile measure 760; Book level 5.4; Ages 9-14; Adventure, Historical fiction
Albert Einsein
Krull, K., & Kulikov B.
Lexile measure 1050; Ages 11-14
Tingle, T., & ill Clarkson, Karen
Book level: 3.7; Ages: 6-10; Biography
Mirror Mirror
Singer, M., & Masse J.
Ages: 7-12; Grade level: 3.2; Poetry, fairy tale
Sidman, J., & ill Prange, Beckie
Lexilemeasure 1300; Ages: 7-11; Grade level: 11.9; Informational, Poetry, Animals
Every Bone
Rubalcaba, J., & Robertshaw P.
Lexile measure 1010; Ages: 12 up; Grade level: 8.6; Informational: Archaeology & Anthropology
Emmas Poem
Glaser, L., & ill Nivola, Claire A.
Lexile measure 790; Ages: 5-9; Book Level: 5.5; History & Biography
Birmingham Sunday
Brimner, L. D.
Lexile measure 1190; Ages: 10 up; Grade level: 9.8; Informational (Violence warning)
Neo Leo
Barretta, G.
Lexile: 930; Ages 5-10; Science
Freak Observer
Woolston, B.
Lexile measure 720; Ages 12-18; Book level 5; Realistic Fiction
City Dog Country Frog
Willems, M., & ill Muth J. J.
Ages 3-7
Sky is Everywhere
Nelson, J.
Lexile measure 860; Ages 13 and up; Book level 5.2
Pocketful of Posies
ill Mavor, Salley
Ages 2-5; Book level 4.2
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My People
Hughes, L., & Smith C. R.
Ages 3 and up; poetry
Naamah and the Ark
Bartoletti, S. C., & ill Meade, Holly
Ages 4-8; Fiction
Nasreen's Secret School
Winter, J.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 6-10
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
Neeny Coming
English, K., Saint James S., & Program E. U. C. 's R.
Book level 3.2
Neo Leo
Barretta, G.
Lexile: 930; Ages 5-10; Science
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
Nini Lost and Found
Lobel, A.
Ages 3-7
Ninth Ward
Rhodes, J. P.
Lexile measure 470; Ages 8-11. Book levlel 3.3; Realistic fiction
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
No Two Alike
Baker, K.
Ages 3-7
Noah Webster
Ferris, J., & ill Kirsch, Vincent X.
Ages 6-9
Morales, Y.
Book level 3.3; Ages 4-8
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Middle School

Korman, G.
Lexile measure 710; Book level 4.9; Ages 9-12; Adventure; Comedy and humor; Mystery and suspense
Sylvia and Aki
Conkling, W.
Awards: Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award Winner, 2012; Ages 8-14
White, R.
Lexile measure 760; Ages 8-12; Grade level 5.5; Historical fiction
Tales from Outer Suburbia
Tan, S.
Lexile measure 1100; Ages 12-up, Book level 6.5; Horror and supernatural; Science fiction and...
Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
Blume, J.
Lexile measure 470; Ages 10-14; Grade level 4.9; Realistic fiction
Colman, P.
"Every year on the fourth Thursday of November, Americans celebrate with a Thanksgiving meal....
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
Adventures of a South
Kurtz, C., & Reinhardt J. B.
Lexile measure 660; Ages 9-13
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
Arabian Nights
Tarnowska, W. ', & ill Henaff, Carole
Ages 8-12; Folklore
Battle of the Labyrinth
Riordan, R.
Lexile measure 590; ages 9-15; book level 4.1; adventure; fables, folktales and myths
Big Field
Lupica, M.
Lexile measure 970; ages 9-14; book level 5.3; general fiction
Bird King
Tan, S.
Ages 11-15
Black Tattoo
Lexile measure 800; ages 11-up; book level 5.4; adventure; science fiction and fantasy
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
Boy Who Dared
Bartoletti, S. C.
Lexile measure 760; ages 13-18; book level 4.9; historical fiction
Brilliant Fall
Messner, K.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 8-12; Book level 4.2
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High School

Shepherd's Granddaughter
Carter, A.
Lexile measure 600; ages 11-up; book level 4.1
Silver Cup
Leeds, C.
ages 11-16; book level 4.7
Summer King
Melling, O. R.
ages 10-15; book level 4.8
Surrender Tree
Engle, M.
ages 12-up; book level 6.4; poetry and rhymes
Tequila Worm
Canales, V.
Lexile measure 830; ages 10-14; book level 4.6; general fiction
Thief Lord
Funke, C. C., & Latsch O.
Lexile measure 640; Ages 9-15; Grade level 4.9; Fantasy, Mystery & suspense
Things a Brother Knows
Reinhardt, D.
Lexile measure 650; Ages 14- adult; Book level 4; Realistic fiction
Tiny Seed
Carle, E.
Lexile measure 400; Ages 3-7
Titans Curse
Riordan, R.
Lexile measure 630; ages 9-15; book level 4.3; adventure; fables, folktales and myths
Vinyl Princess
Prinz, Y.
Ages 13 and up
The Wall
Sís, P.
ages 9-15; book level 5.2; autobiography; informational
War to End All Wars
Freedman, R.
Ages 14-18
The Way We Work
Macaulay, D., & Walker R.
ages 11-up; informational
Wee Free Men
Pratchett, T.
Lexile measure 680; Ages 12-18; Grade level 6.1; Adventure, Comedy & humor, Fantasy
White Bicycle
Brenna, B.
Realistic fiction
White Darkness
McCaughrean, G.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.; Lexile measure 850; Book level 5.5; Ages 12 and up
Wicked Just
Coats, J. A.
Lexile measure 780; Ages 12 and up
The Wicked History of the World
Deary, T., & Brown M.
Ages 8-14; Reference
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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."