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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Home Run King
McKissack, P., & ill James, Gordon C.
Lexile measure 570, Ages 8-11; Book level 3.6; Realistic fiction
Claudette Colvin
Hoose, P. M.
Lexile measure 1000; ages 10-18; book level 6.8; biography
Go Wash Up
Tourville, A. D., & ill Rooney, Ronnie
Lexile Measure 630; ages 3-7; book level 2.5
Fuel the Body
Tourville, A. D., & ill Rooney, Ronnie
Lexile measure 670; ages 3-7; book level 2.6
Good Enough To Eat
Rockwell, L.
Lexile measure 570; Ages 5-9; Book level 4.2; General nonfiction
Circulatory System Petrie
Petrie, K.
book level 5.2; general nonfiction
Under Your Skin
Manning, M., & Granstr
Digestive System Johnson
Johnson, R. L.
Lexile measure 600; ages 7-12; book level 4.4; general nonfiction
Exciting Endocrine System
Burstein, J., & Goodbody S.
Lexile measure 900; ages 8-11; book level 6.2; general nonfiction
Remarkable Respiratory System
Burstein, J.
Lexile measure 740; ages 8-11; book level 4.8; general nonfiction
Mighty Muscular and Skeletal Systems
Burstein, J.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 8-11; Book level 4.9; General nonfiction
Astounding Nervous System
Burstein, J.
Lexile measure 770; Ages 8-11; Book level 5.3; General nonfiction
Amazing Circulatory System
Burstein, J.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 8-11; Book level 5; General nonfiction
Digestive System Taylor-Butler
Taylor-Butler, C.
Lexile measure 720; ages 8-11; general nonfiction
Respiratory System Petrie
Petrie, K.
ages 9-12; book level 5; general nonfiction
Endocrine System
Olien, R.
ages 7-10; book level 5.1; general nonfiction
Yancey, R.
Lexile measure 990; ages 14- up; book level 7; adventure
Will Grayson
Green, J., & Levithan D.
Ages 12-18; Book level 5.1; Realistic fiction
M, Surojegin P. - L., & Brooks K.
Ages 6-18; Fables, folk tales, and myths
Also Known as Harper
Leal, A. H.
Lexile measure 800, ages 10-14; book level 5.1; realistic fiction
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Lions of Little Rock
Levine, K.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 10 and up; Historical fiction
Browne, A.
Lexile measure 280
Living Violin
Turner, B. C.
London Eye Mystery
Dowd, S.
Lexile measure 640; ages 10-14; book level 4.1
Longest Night
Bauer, M. D., & ill Lewin, Betsy
Ages 4-8
Lost Hero
Riordan, R.
Lexile measure 660; Ages 11-15; Book level 4.5; Fables, Folk Tales and Myths, Adventure
Lost Thing
Tan, S.
ages 6-9
Loud Book
Underwood, D., & ill Liwska, Renata
Awards: A Junior Library Guild Selection, spring 2011; Ages 4-8
Lying Carpet
Lucas, D.
Ages 8-12
Magic Pillow
Ages 5-9; Book level 4.6; General fiction
Man Who Made Time Travel
Lasky, K., & ill Hawkes, Kevin
Lexile measure 840; Ages 8-14; Grade level 4.9; Biography
Man Who Walked Between the Towers
Gerstein, M.
Lexile measure 480; Ages 5-10; Grade level 2.5; Read aloud book
Mangrove Tree
Roth, S. L., & Trumbore C.
Ages 6-10; Informational Awards: Orbis Pictus Honor, 2012.
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
Walters, E., & Campbell E.
Ages 5-8
Mighty Muscular and Skeletal Systems
Burstein, J.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 8-11; Book level 4.9; General nonfiction
Aylesworth, J., & ill McClintock, Barbara
Lexile measure 580; Ages 4-8; Fables, folktales, and myths
Moon Over Star
Aston, D. H., & ill Pinkney, Jerry
ages 6-11; book level 4.3; historical fiction
Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg
Philbrick, W. R.
Lexile measure 950; Ages 9-12; Book level 5.6; Historical fiction
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Middle School

Ole Flamenco
Ancona, G.
Lexile measure 900; Ages 9-12; Book level 5.4; Informational
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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."