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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Ransom, J. F., & ill Axelsen, Stephen
Lexile measure 550; Ages 5-10; Book level 3.2
Lowry, L., & ill Ibatoulline, Bagram
Lexile measure 750; Ages 7 and up;
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
DePaola, T.
Browne, A.
Lexile measure 50; Ages 2-6; Book level 1.8
Bauer, M. D.
Lexile measure 760; Ages 13 and up; Book level 5.4
Williams-Garcia, R.
Lexile measure 750; Ages 8 to 12; Book level 4.6; Historical Fiction
King, A. S.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 14-18; book level 4.8; Mystery and Suspense
Gravett, E.
Ages 4-9
Shusterman, N.
Lexile measure 740; Ages 13-18; Book level 5
Reeve, P.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 12-18; Book level 6.7; Science Fiction and Fantasy
Pratchett, T.
Ages 11-adult
Poblocki, D.
Ages 13-16; Book level 4.8
Donnelly, J.
Lexile measure 560; Ages 15-18
Cornish, D. M.
Lexile Measure 970; Ages 11-18; Book level 6.6; Fables, Folk Tales and Myths
Ness, P.
Ages 14 and up
Ness, P.
Ages 14 and up
Bagdasarian, A.
Lexile measure 1050; Ages 12 to 18
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Thong, R., & ill Lin, Grace
Book level 2.9; Ages 2-6
Thong, R., & ill Parra, John
Ages 2-5
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
Lauture, D., & Ruffins R.
Lexile measure 940; Ages 5-8
Zimmerman, D. J., & my heart at Brown D. A. B. W. K.
Lexile measure 1140; Ages 11-15
Tingle, T., & ill Clarkson, Karen
Book level: 3.7; Ages: 6-10; Biography
House, S., & Vaswani N.
Lexile measure 890; Ages 10-15
Gherman, B., & ill Masheris, Robert
Halls, K. M., & Sumner W.
Ages 8-12; Book level 7.1
Law, I.
Lexile measure 1070; book level 6; fantasy
Durango, J.
Ages 8 to 12
Yolen, J., & ill Pratt, Christine Joy
Lexile measure 1040; ages 8-14; book level 7.1
Peck, R., & Murphy K.
Ages 8-12; Adventure, Historical fiction
Griffey, H.
Lexile measure 820; Ages 4-11; Grade level 4.1; Nonfiction; Library has 6 copies.
Wiesner, D.
ages 5-9
Meisel, P.
Ages 6-8; Comedy and humor
Johnson, J. C., & ill Sadler, Sonia Lynn
Lexile measure 820; Ages 9-12; Book level 4.8; Biography
King, C.
Lexile measure 820; Ages 8-12
Hoban, T.
Ages 2-6
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Middle School

Roth, S. L., & Trumbore C.
Ages 6-10; Informational Awards: Orbis Pictus Honor, 2012.
Burch, C.
Ages 9-12; Book level 5.2
Giblin, J.
Lexile measure 1060; ages 10-14; book level 7.5; biography; informational
Riordan, R.
Lexile measure 690
Philbrick, W. R.
Lexile measure 950; Ages 9-12; Book level 5.6; Historical fiction
Stewart, T. L., & Ellis C.
Lexile measure 840; ages 10-15; book level 5.6; mystery and suspense; adventure
Mwangi, M., & Mwangi M.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 9-14; Grade level 5.4; Adventure, Historical fiction
Scott, M.
Lexile measure 780; Book level 5.6; Ages 12-16
Poblocki, D.
Ages 13-16; Book level 4.8
Sheinkin, S.
Lexile measure 990; Book level 7.3; Ages 12 and up; Biography
Hinds, G., & Odyssey H.
Lexile measure 840; Ages 13-18
Murdock, C. G.
Lexile Measure 1160; ages 12-16; book level 5.8
Applegate, K., & ill Castelao, Patricia
Awards: Newbery Medal, 2013; Lexile measure 570; Ages 8-12
Whitney, K. A.
Lexile measure 720; ages 12-18; book level 5; historical fiction
Naidoo, B.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 10-14; Grade level 5.5; Historical fiction
Said, S. F., & ill McKean, Dave
ages 9-12; book level 4
Birdsall, J.
Lexile measure 800; ages 9-13; book level 4.7; realistic fiction
Hamilton, V., Dillon L., & Dillon D.
Lexile measure 480;; ages 5-12; book level 2.9; fables, folktales and myths
Yolen, J., & Nolan D.
Lexile measure 870; Ages 7-11; Grade level 5.2; Biography
Erdrich, L.
Lexile measure 840; ages 8-14; book level 5.6
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High School

Zenatti, V., & Hunter A.
ages 13-18; book level 5.8
Cooper, M.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 12-16
Nix, G.
Lexile measure 1070; Ages 13 and up
Turner, M. W.
Ages 12-18
Reeve, P.
Lexile Measure 1000; ages 12-up; book level 6.7; adventure; science fiction and fantasy
Diakité, B. W.
Ages 9 and up
Doyle, R.
Ages 11-15
Park, L. S.
Lexile measure 720; Book level 5; Ages 9-14
Beah, I.
Lexile Measure 920; ages 15-up; book level 6.1; autobiography and biography
Mass, W.
Awards: Schneider Family Book Award; Lexile measure 770; Book level 4.7; Ages 9-13
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
Bondoux, A. - L., & Maudet Y.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 14 and up; Historical fiction
Datlow, E., & Windling T.
Lexile measure 790; Ages 11-18; Grade level 4.9; Fiction
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...
Johnson, H. M. B.
Lexile measure 690; Ages 12 and up; Book level 4.5
Hearn, L.
ages 12-up
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."