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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Black, H., & ill Black, Theodor
Ages 15-adult
Shange, N., & ill Nelson, Kadir
Ages 4-9; Book level 4.9
Halls, K. M., & Sumner W.
Ages 8-12; Book level 7.1
Freedman, R.
Ages 14-18
Mora, P., ill Parra, John, & Dominguez A.
Ages 3-6; Bedtime stories
Lee, M., & ill Choi, Yangsook
Lexile measure 790; Ages 7-12; Book level 4.9; Historical fiction
Lazo Gilmore, D. K., & ill Valiant, Kristi
Ages 5-8; Book level 3.1
Bauer, M. D., & ill Lewin, Betsy
Ages 4-8
Williams, S.
Lexile Measure 1520; Ages 10-14; Book level 4.1;
Durango, J.
Ages 8 to 12
Tan, S.
Lexile measure 620; Book level 4
Weitzman, D.
Lexile measure 1170; Ages 8-12; Book level 7.4
Bacigalupi, P.
Ages 12-up
McMullan, K., & Alley R. W.
Lexile measure 210; Ages 5-8; Book level 2.1
Browne, A.
Ages 4-7; Book level 2.2
Scieszka, J., & Shannon D.
Lexile measure 390; Ages 4-9
Foundation, N. M., & (Firm) U. W.
Ages 10-up
Yoo, P., & Wang L.
Lexile measure 970; Ages 6-11; Book level 6
Winter, J.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 6-10
Stevens, J., & Crummel S. S.
Ages 4-9; Book level 2.6
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Henson, H., & Small D.
Lexile measure 920; Ages 6-11; Book level 4.3; Historical fiction
Cowell, C., & ill Layton, Neal
Agell, C.
Lexile measure 690; Ages 8-11; Book level 4.2
Kurtz, C., & Reinhardt J. B.
Lexile measure 660; Ages 9-13
Burstein, J.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 8-11; Book level 5; General nonfiction
Tarnowska, W. ', & ill Henaff, Carole
Ages 8-12; Folklore
Carle, E.
Ages 3-6
Burstein, J.
Lexile measure 770; Ages 8-11; Book level 5.3; General nonfiction
Curtis, G., & Lewis E. B.
Lexile measure 700; Book level 4.1; Ages 5-9
Riordan, R.
Lexile measure 590; ages 9-15; book level 4.1; adventure; fables, folktales and myths
Jenkins, S.
Lexile measure AD980; Ages 5-12
Mobin-Uddin, A., & ill Jacobsen, Laura
Lexile measure 670; Book level 3.8; Ages 6-10
Lupica, M.
Lexile measure 970; ages 9-14; book level 5.3; general fiction
Cottin, M., Faría R., & Amado E.
ages 5-11; book level 2.6
Thomas, J. C., & ill Cooper, Floyd
ages 4-8
Say, A.
Lexile measure 480; Book level 3.3; Ages 5-9
Krull, K., Johnson S., ill Fancher, Lou, & ill Seuss
Lexile measure 950; Ages 7-12; Grade level 4.2; Biography
Kamkwamba, W., Mealer B., & ill Zunon, Elizabeth
Lexile measure 910; Ages 6-8
Plume, I.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 1981. Lexile 660; grade level 2.3; ages 4-7; fiction, animals
Messner, K.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 8-12; Book level 4.2
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Middle School

Macaulay, D., & Walker R.
ages 11-up; informational
Pratchett, T.
Lexile measure 680; Ages 12-18; Grade level 6.1; Adventure, Comedy & humor, Fantasy
Raskin, E.
Lexile measure 750; Ages 9-12; Grade level 6.1; Mystery & suspense
McCaughrean, G.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.; Lexile measure 850; Book level 5.5; Ages 12 and up
Deary, T., & Brown M.
Ages 8-14; Reference
Engle, M.
Ages 8-12
Hill, K.
Lexile measure 790; Ages 8-12; Grade level 4.6; Fiction
Myers, W. D.
Lexile measure 820; ages 10-up; book level5.1; general fiction
Bartoletti, S. C.
Lexile measure 1180; Ages 14-up; Book level 9.2; Informational
Clements, A.
Lexile measure 690; Ages 11-15; Grade level 6.2; Science fiction & fantasy
Thornhill, J.
ages 9-14; book level 7.6; nonfiction
Partridge, E.
Lexile measure 1020; ages 12-up; book level 7
Dessen, S.
ages 12-up; book level 5.4; general fiction
Hirahara, N.
ages 9-12
Turnage, S.
Lexile measure 560; Ages 10-14; Mystery and suspense
Sís, P.
Ages 10-up; book level 5.3; mystery and suspense
Anderson, J. L., & Barrie J. M.
Lexile measure 850; Ages 10-14
Michaelis, A., & tr Bell, Anthea
Lexile measure 820; ages 12-up; book level 6
Houck, C.
Lexile measure 800, Book level 5.4; Ages 13 and up
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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."