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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Under a Red Sky
Molnar, H. L.
Lexile measure 870; Ages 13 - up; Book level 5.4
Golio, G., & Steptoe J.
Lexile measure 900; Ages 3-9, Book level 5.6; Biography
Out of My Mind
Draper, S. M.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 12-16; book level 4.3; Realistic fiction
I Know Here
Croza, L., & James M.
Ages 4-8
Shark vs Train
Barton, C., & ill Lichtenheld, Tom
Ages 3-7
They Called Themselves K.K.K.
Bartoletti, S. C.
Lexile measure 1180; Ages 14-up; Book level 9.2; Informational
Arroz Con Leche
Argueta, J., & Vilela F.
Ages 4-8
Shepard, S.
Lexile measure 770; Ages 14 and up
What Really Happened to Humpty
Ransom, J. F., & ill Axelsen, Stephen
Lexile measure 550; Ages 5-10; Book level 3.2
Crow Call
Lowry, L., & ill Ibatoulline, Bagram
Lexile measure 750; Ages 7 and up;
Our Only May Amelia
Holm, J. L.
Lexile measure 900; ages 12 and up; Book level 4.8
Henkes, K., & Dronzek L.
Lexile Measure 410; ages 3-6; Book level 2.1
Strega Nona (Eng)
DePaola, T.
Willy the Dreamer
Browne, A.
Lexile measure 50; Ages 2-6; Book level 1.8
Am I Blue
Bauer, M. D.
Lexile measure 760; Ages 13 and up; Book level 5.4
One Crazy Summer
Williams-Garcia, R.
Lexile measure 750; Ages 8 to 12; Book level 4.6; Historical Fiction
Please Ignore Vera Dietz
King, A. S.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 14-18; book level 4.8; Mystery and Suspense
Rabbit Problem
Gravett, E.
Ages 4-9
Shusterman, N.
Lexile measure 740; Ages 13-18; Book level 5
Fever Crumb
Reeve, P.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 12-18; Book level 6.7; Science Fiction and Fantasy
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Queen of the Falls
Van Allsburg, C.
Lexile measure 1060; Book level 5.7; Ages 6-10
Cumpiano, I., & ill Ramírez, José
Ages 4-7, Book level 1.5, General fiction
Rabbit Robot
Bell, C.
Awards: Theodor Seuss Geisel honor book; Lexile measure 360; Ages 6-9; Comedy and humor
Rapunze'ls Revenge
Hale, S., Hale D., & Hale N.
Lexile measure 500; Book level 3.2; Ages 10-14
Red Bird Sings
Capaldi, G., & Pearce Q. L.
Lexile measure 940; Ages 8-12
Red Sings From Treetops
Sidman, J., & ill Zagarenski, Pamela
Physical Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 26 cm.; ages 5-9; book level 3.2, poetry
Chin, J.
Lexile measure 1100; Book level 5.6; Ages 4-8
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
Scieszka, J., & Shannon D.
Lexile measure 390; Ages 4-9
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...
Rosie's Walk
Hutchins, P.
Ages: 2-5; Grade level 1.5; Fiction
Round is a Mooncake
Thong, R., & ill Lin, Grace
Book level 2.9; Ages 2-6
Round is a Tortilla
Thong, R., & ill Parra, John
Ages 2-5
Ruby Lu
Look, L., & ill Wilsdorf, Anne
Lexile measure 560; Ages 6-9; Book level 3.8
Lord, C.
Lexile measure 780; Ages 9-12; Book level 3.9
Running the Road
Lauture, D., & Ruffins R.
Lexile measure 940; Ages 5-8
Saga of the Sioux
Zimmerman, D. J., & my heart at Brown D. A. B. W. K.
Lexile measure 1140; Ages 11-15
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Middle School

Kite Rider
McCaughrean, G.
Lexile measure 900; Ages 9-15; Grade level 6.2; Adventure, Historical fiction
Knife of Never Letting Go
Ness, P.
Lexile measure 860; ages 12-18; book level 4.4; science fiction and fantasy
Taylor, M. D.
Lexile measure 760; ages 12-up; book level 5; historical fiction
Last of the High Kings
Thompson, K.
Lexile measure 820; ages 12-up; book level 5.9
Last Olympian
Riordan, R.
Lexile measure 620ages 9-15; book level 4.3; adventure; fables, folktales and myths
Life Cycle of an Emperor Penguin
Kalman, B., & Johnson R.
Lexile measure 880; Ages 8-12; Book level 5.5; Nonfiction; Library has 6 copies.
Lions of Little Rock
Levine, K.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 10 and up; Historical fiction
Living Violin
Turner, B. C.
London Eye Mystery
Dowd, S.
Lexile measure 640; ages 10-14; book level 4.1
Lost Hero
Riordan, R.
Lexile measure 660; Ages 11-15; Book level 4.5; Fables, Folk Tales and Myths, Adventure
Lying Carpet
Lucas, D.
Ages 8-12
Magical Adventures
Hamilton, V.
Lexile measure 620; book level 4.2;
Man Who Made Time Travel
Lasky, K., & ill Hawkes, Kevin
Lexile measure 840; Ages 8-14; Grade level 4.9; Biography
Mangrove Tree
Roth, S. L., & Trumbore C.
Ages 6-10; Informational Awards: Orbis Pictus Honor, 2012.
Manny Files
Burch, C.
Ages 9-12; Book level 5.2
The Many Rides of Paul Revere
Giblin, J.
Lexile measure 1060; ages 10-14; book level 7.5; biography; informational
Mark of Athena
Riordan, R.
Lexile measure 690
Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
Philbrick, W. R.
Lexile measure 950; Ages 9-12; Book level 5.6; Historical fiction
Mysterious Benedict Society
Stewart, T. L., & Ellis C.
Lexile measure 840; ages 10-15; book level 5.6; mystery and suspense; adventure
Mzungu Boy
Mwangi, M., & Mwangi M.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 9-14; Grade level 5.4; Adventure, Historical fiction
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High School

Bottle in the Gaza Sea
Zenatti, V., & Hunter A.
ages 13-18; book level 5.8
Brief History of Montmaray
Cooper, M.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 12-16
Nix, G.
Lexile measure 1070; Ages 13 and up
Conspiracy of Kings
Turner, M. W.
Ages 12-18
Darkling Plain
Reeve, P.
Lexile Measure 1000; ages 12-up; book level 6.7; adventure; science fiction and fantasy
Gift From Childhood
Diakité, B. W.
Ages 9 and up
Doyle, R.
Ages 11-15
Long Walk to Water
Park, L. S.
Lexile measure 720; Book level 5; Ages 9-14
Long Way Gone
Beah, I.
Lexile Measure 920; ages 15-up; book level 6.1; autobiography and biography
Mango Shaped
Mass, W.
Awards: Schneider Family Book Award; Lexile measure 770; Book level 4.7; Ages 9-13
Monster Calls
Ness, P., ill Kay, Jim, & Dowd S.
Ages 11 and up
Na, A.
Lexile measure 670; ages 12-up; book level 4.2; realistic fiction
Time of Miracles
Bondoux, A. - L., & Maudet Y.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 14 and up; Historical fiction
Wolf at the Door
Datlow, E., & Windling T.
Lexile measure 790; Ages 11-18; Grade level 4.9; Fiction
Year Down Yonder
Peck, R.
Lexile measure 610; Ages 9-14; Grade level 4.9; Historical fiction
Getz, T. R., & Clarke L.
"The first of its kind, Abina and the Important Men is a compelling and powerfully illustrated...
Accidents of Nature
Johnson, H. M. B.
Lexile measure 690; Ages 12 and up; Book level 4.5
Across the Nightingale Floor
Hearn, L.
ages 12-up
After Tupac and D Foster
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 750; ages 10-15; book level 4.7; 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."