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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Telgemeier, R.
Lexile measure 410; Ages 9-13; Autobiography, Comedy and Humor, Comic books and graphic novels
Nix, G.
Lexile measure 1070; Ages 13 and up
McCaughrean, G.
Lexile measure 920; Book level 6.4; Ages 10-15; Adventure, Comedy and humor
Revolution of Evelyn
Manzano, S.
Lexile measure 720; Ages 12 and up; Historical fiction, Multicultural
Tina's Mouth
Kashyap, K., & ill Araki, Mari
Ages 12 and up
Quilt Walk
Dallas, S., & that walked to Dallas S. Q. G.
Ages 8-12
Five Lives
Rocklin, J.
Lexile measure 760; Ages 8-12
Mark of Athena
Riordan, R.
Lexile measure 690
Quick, M.
Ages 12 and up
October Mourning
Newman, L.
Ages 13 and up
Keeping the Castle
Kindl, P.
Lexile measure 1050; Ages 12 and up; Comedy and Humor, Historical Fiction
Same Sun
House, S., & Vaswani N.
Lexile measure 890; Ages 10-15
Miseducation of Cameron
Danforth, E. M.
Lexile measure 1120, Ages 14 and up
Walters, E., & Campbell E.
Ages 5-8
Me and Momma
Rockliff, M., & ill Low, William
Lexile measure 660; Ages 6-10
Nelson, M., & Project K. A.
Ages 4-8
Campbell, K. G.
Ages 4-8
Z is for Moose
Bingham, K. L., & ill Zelinsky, Paul O.
Ages 4-6
Little Elephants
Base, G.
Ages 4-7
No Two Alike
Baker, K.
Ages 3-7
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Bubble Trouble
Mahy, M., & ill Dunbar, Polly
ages 3-7
Bud Not Buddy
Curtis, C. P.
Lexile measure 950; ages 8-12; book level 5; historical fiction
Building Our House
Bean, J.
Lexile measure 820; Ages 5-9
Bull lRider
Williams, S.
Lexile Measure 1520; Ages 10-14; Book level 4.1;
Bunny Days
Nyeu, T.
Ages 3-7; Book level 1.6
Bunny's Lessons
Ziefert, H., & ill Barroux
Ages 3-7
Bus Station Mystery
Warner, G. C., & Cunningham D.
Lexile measure 450; Ages 5-9
Buster Goes to Cowboy Camp
Fleming, D.
ages 3-9; book level 3; comedy and humor
Butterfly Eyes
Sidman, J., & ill Krommes, Beth
ages 5-11; book level 5.3; poetry and rhymes
Cactus Hotel
Guiberson, B. Z., & Lloyd M.
Lexile measure 790; Grade level 4.8; Nonfiction; Library has 6 copies.
Camping With the President
Wadsworth, G., & Dugan K.
Book level 5.1; Ages 7-10
Can We Save
Jenkins, M., & ill White, Vicky
Lexile measure 970; Book level 5.9; Ages 4-10 Gr.2-4
Carnival at Candlelight
Osborne, M. P., & ill Murdocca, Sal
Lexile measure 590; Book level 3.9; Ages 8-12
Macaulay, D., & Keenan S.
Lexile measure 500; Ages7-8
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
Celebrating Ramadan
Hoyt-Goldsmith, D., & ill Migdale, Lawrence
Lexile measure 900; Ages 8-12; Grade level 4.9; Informational
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Middle School

Kang, H.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 8-12
Erdrich, L., typographer Vandergrift, Andrea, publisher Harper, & publisher HarperCollins(Firm)
Lexile measure 800, Ages 8-11
Billingsley, F.
Lexile measure 600 ; Book level 4.4; Ages 13 and up; Supernatural, Mystery and suspense, Romance
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
Bruchac, J.
Lexile measure 910, ages 12 and up; book level 6.4; Historical fiction
Confucius: the Golden Rule
Freedman, R., & ill Clément, Frédéric
Lexile measure 1080; Ages 8-14; Grade level 5.9; Biography
Gaiman, N., & ill McKean, Dave
Lexile measure 740; Ages 10-14; Grade level 5.2; Horror & supernatural; Fantasy
Counting By 7s
Sloan, H. G.
Lexile measure 770; Ages 10-14
Counting Coup
Medicine Crow, J., & Viola H. J.
Lexile measure 950; ages 9-15, book level 5.9; biography
Nolan, H.
Lexile measure 660; Ages 12 and up
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
Dark Emperor
Sidman, J.
Lexile measure 1020; Ages 9-13; Book level 6.1; Poetry
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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High School

Oppel, K., & Thompson K.
Lexile Measure 730; ages 10-15
Daughter of Smoke & Bone
Taylor, L.
Ages 12-18
Chibbaro, J., & ill Superville Sovak, Jean-Marc
Lexile measure 930; Book level 6.4; ages 12 and up; Historical fiction; Mystery and suspense
Discovering Black America
Tarrant-Reid, L.
Lexile measure 1370; Ages 10 and up
Roth, V.
Pratchett, T.
Lexile measure 1210; Ages 13 and up; Adventure, Historical fiction, Fantasy
Down Sand Mountain
Watkins, S.
Lexile measure 1200; ages 14-up; book level 5.4; general fiction
Dr. Frankenstein's Human Body Book
Walker, R., & Abadzis N.
ages 10-18; nonfiction
Dr. Franklin's Island
Halam, A.
Lexile measure 690; Ages 12-18; book level 5; Science fiction and fantasy
Dragon Castle
Bruchac, J.
Ages 10-16
Telgemeier, R., & Gurihiru
Lexile measure 400; Ages 10-14
Eleanor & Park
Rowell, R.
Lexile measure 580; Ages 15-18
Tan, S.
Emily Goldberg Learns to Salsa
Ostow, M.
Lexile measure 730; Ages 11-16; Book level 4.7; General fiction
Enchanted Glass
Jones, D. W.
Lexile measure 790; Ages 11-14: Book level 5.2
Schrefer, E.
Lexile measure 900, Ages 12 and up, Adventure, Realistic fiction
Goodman, A.
Lexile measure 750; ages 12-up; book level 5.5
Paolini, C.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 12-18; Grade level 7.8; Adventure, Fantasy
Shusterman, N.
Lexile measure 910; Ages 12 and up
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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."