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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Art & Max
Wiesner, D.
Ages 5-10
Round is a Tortilla
Thong, R., & ill Parra, John
Ages 2-5
Staake, B.
Sasso, S. E., & Rothenberg J.
Ages 3-6
These Hands
Mason, M. H., & ill Cooper, Floyd
Ages 4-8
Kang, H.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 8-12
Herrera, J. F., & Cuevas E.
Book level 2.4; Ages 6-8
Bedtime for Bear
Helquist, B.
Lexile measure 520; Book level 2.7; Ages 4-8
Cunnane, K., & ill Daly, Jude
Lexile measure 760; Ages 3-7
Marsh, K.
Lexile measure 1010; Ages 15-18
Cats of Tanglewood
De Lint, C., ill Vess, Charles, & De Lint C.
Ages 8-11
Lets Go for a Drive
Willems, M.
Ages 2-5
Hide & Seek
Na, I. S.
Ages 2-6
Somebody Please Tell
Mazer, H., & Lerangis P.
Lexile measure 640; ages 12 and up; Realistic fiction
Nożyńska-Demianiuk, A., & Majka E.
Three Times Lucky
Turnage, S.
Lexile measure 560; Ages 10-14; Mystery and suspense
Good Fortune
Schoettler, J., & ill Lanan, Jessica
Ages 4-8
Up Tall
Long, E., book designer Tamura, Marikka, book designer Long, Ethan, publisher G.P. Putnam's Sons, publisher Penguin Group, & printer South China Printing Co.
Awards: Theodor Seuss Geisel Medal, 2013.; Ages 2-5
Sleep Like a Tiger
Logue, M., & ill Zagarenski, Pamela
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2013.; Ages 2-5
Rabbit Robot
Bell, C.
Awards: Theodor Seuss Geisel honor book; Lexile measure 360; Ages 6-9; Comedy and humor
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Bink & Gollie
DiCamillo, K., McGhee A., & ill Fucile, Tony
Lexile measure 310; Ages 4-8; Book level 2.5; Comedy and humor
Lee, D., & Thompson M.
Ages 8-11; Informational science and technology
Elliott, Z., & ill Strickland, Shadra
Lexile measure 720; ages 8-12
Henkes, K., & Dronzek L.
Lexile Measure 410; ages 3-6; Book level 2.1
Birmingham Sunday
Brimner, L. D.
Lexile measure 1190; Ages: 10 up; Grade level: 9.8; Informational (Violence warning)
Black Ships
Sutcliff, R.
Lexile measure 1300; Book level 6.8
Rocco, J., & for Children H. B.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 2012.; Ages 4-8; Realistic fiction
Staake, B.
Bo at Ballard
Hill, K., & Pham L. U.
Lexile measure 840 Ages 8-12
Bodies from the Ice
Deem, J. M.
Lexile measure 1180; ages 10-18; book level 8.3; nonfiction
Bone by Bone by Bone
Johnston, T.
Lexile Measure 680, Ages 11-15, Book Level 4.2, General Fiction
Book Fiesta!
Mora, P., & López R.
Ages 2-7; bedtime stories
Boxes for Katje
Fleming, C., & ill Dressen-McQueen, Stacey
Lexile measure 460; Ages 5-9; Grade level 2.3; Mystery & suspense
Ursu, A., & ill McGuire, Erin
AGes 8-12
Breaking Stalins Nose
Yelchin, E.
Lexile 670; Grade level 4.2; Ages 9-12; historical fiction Awards: Newbery honor book, 2012.
Brooklyn Bridge
Hesse, K.
Lexile measure 0680; ages 10-14
Brother Sun
Paterson, K., & ill Dalton, Pamela
Ages 5-10
Brothers in Hope
Williams, M., & Christie G. R.
Lexile measure 670; Ages 7-14; Grade level 3.5; Fiction
Brown Bear
Martin, B., & Carle E.
Lexile: 440; Ages: 2-5; Grade level 1.4; Poetry & rhymes
Kushner, T., ill Sendak, Maurice, Krása H., & Hoffmeister A.
Lexile measure 480; Book level 3.4; Ages 4 and up
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Middle School

Breaking Stalins Nose
Yelchin, E.
Lexile 670; Grade level 4.2; Ages 9-12; historical fiction Awards: Newbery honor book, 2012.
Breaking Through
Lexile measure 750; Ages 12-up; book level 5.3; autobiography and biography
Napoli, D. J.
Lexile measure 620; Ages 12-18; Grade level 4.7; Historical fiction
Briar Rose
Yolen, J.
Lexile measure 820; ages 12-15; fables, folk tales and myths
Bronx Masquerade
Grimes, N.
Lexile measure 670; ages 12-up; book level 4.5; poetry and rhymes
Brooklyn Bridge
Hesse, K.
Lexile measure 0680; ages 10-14
Bud Not Buddy
Curtis, C. P.
Lexile measure 950; ages 8-12; book level 5; historical fiction
Bull lRider
Williams, S.
Lexile Measure 1520; Ages 10-14; Book level 4.1;
Butterfly Eyes
Sidman, J., & ill Krommes, Beth
ages 5-11; book level 5.3; poetry and rhymes
California 1542
Doak, R. S., & Reséndez A.
Ages 11-15; History
Kramer, S. P., & ill Day, Kenrick L.
Lexile measure 880; Book Level 5.6; Ages 8-12
Celebrating a Quinceanera
Hoyt-Goldsmith, D., & ill Migdale, Lawrence
Lexile measure 950; ages 9-13; book level 6.1; general nonfiction
Anderson, L. H.
Lexile measure 0780; ages 10-up; book level 5.2; historical fiction
McKinley, R.
Lexile measure 1070; ages 15-18; book level 7
Chandra's Secrets
Lexile Measure 590; ages 12-16; book level 3.7; general fiction
Chandra's Wars
Stratton, A.
Lexile measure 530; ages 12-up; book level 3.5
Charles and Emma
Heiligman, D.
Lexile measure 1020; ages 8-18; book level 7.6; autobiography and biography
Chasing Vermeer
Balliett, B., & ill Helquist, Brett
Lexile measure 770; Ages 8-14; Grade level 5.6; Mystery & suspense
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High School

City of Lost Souls
Clare, C.
Lexile measure 740; Ages 12-18
Claudette Colvin
Hoose, P. M.
Lexile measure 1000; ages 10-18; book level 6.8; biography
Code Name Verity
Wein, E.
Lexile measure 1020, Ages 13 and up
Bruchac, J.
Lexile measure 910, ages 12 and up; book level 6.4; Historical fiction
Copper Sun
Draper, S. M.
Lexile measure 820; ages 12-up; book level 5.2; classics
Counting By 7s
Sloan, H. G.
Lexile measure 770; Ages 10-14
Crash Boom Love
Herrera, J. F.
Lexile measure 520; ages 14-18; book level 3.6; general fiction
Nolan, H.
Lexile measure 660; Ages 12 and up
Creature of the Night
Thompson, K.
Ages 12-15
Criss Cross
Perkins, L. R.
Lexile measure 820; Ages 10-14; Grade level 5.4; General fiction
Curse As Dark As Gold
Bunce, E. C.
Lexile measure 840; ages 12-up; book level 5.9; fantasy, folk tales and myths
Dance Nana Dance
Hayes, J., & ill Sayago, Mauricio Trenard
Ages 9-12; Fables, folktales' and myths
Dangerous Angels
Block, F. L.
Ages 14 -up
Myers, W. D.
Ages 12-18
Dark Dude
Hijuelos, O.
Lexile measure 980; ages 14-up; book level 5.6
Dark Life
Falls, K.
Lexile measure 690; Book level 4.8; Ages 8-12
Dark Water
McNeal, L.
Ages 14 and up; Book level 5.7; 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."