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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Perfect Square
Hall, M.
Lexile measure 470; Book level 2.2; Ages 4-8
Myers, C., book designer Lenhart, Yvette, publisher Egmont(Firm), & printer R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company
Ages 5-10
Morales, Y.
Book level 3.3; Ages 4-8
This is Not My Hat
Klassen, J.
Awards: Caldecott Medal 2013; Ages 3-7
One Cool Friend
Buzzeo, T., & Small D.
Lexile measure 620; Ages 5-9
Each Kindness
Woodson, J., & ill Lewis, Earl B.
Awards: Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2013.; Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2012.; Lexile...
Martin de Porres
Schmidt, G. D., & Diaz D.
Awards: Pura Belpré Illustrator Award, 2013.; Lexile measure 700
Palacio, R. J., & Alfred A. Knopf I.
Lexile measure 790; Ages 9-12
Pete the Cat
Litwin, E., & Dean J.
Lexile measure 350; Ages 4-7; Comedy and Humor, Poetry and Rhymes
Kushner, T., ill Sendak, Maurice, Krása H., & Hoffmeister A.
Lexile measure 480; Book level 3.4; Ages 4 and up
Meet the Ark
Hub, U., ill Mühle, Jörg, & trl Ragg-Kirkby, Helena
Ages 8-12
Roots and Blues
Adoff, A., & Christie G. R.
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011; Notable Book for a Global...
Bird King
Tan, S.
Ages 11-15
Hands Around
Roth, S. L., & Abouraya K. L.
Ages 4-10
We've Got
Levinson, C.
Lexile measure 1020; Ages 10 and up
Hoose, P. M.
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Informational Award Honor Book (2013); YALSA Award for Excelleing in...
Chin, J.
Lexile measure 900; Ages 6-9
White Bicycle
Brenna, B.
Realistic fiction
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Cesar Si Se Puede
Bernier-Grand, C. T., & ill Diaz, David
ages 8-12; book level 4.3
Chasing Vermeer
Balliett, B., & ill Helquist, Brett
Lexile measure 770; Ages 8-14; Grade level 5.6; Mystery & suspense
Chato and the Party Animals
Soto, G., & ill Guevara, Susan
Lexile 440; Ages 4-8; Grade level 3.2; Comedy & humor
Kang, H.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 8-12
Erdrich, L., typographer Vandergrift, Andrea, publisher Harper, & publisher HarperCollins(Firm)
Lexile measure 800, Ages 8-11
Chicken Said Cluck
Grant, J., & ill Truesdell, Sue
Lexile measure 070; ages 4-6; book level 1.6
Chicks and Chickens
Gibbons, G.
Lexile measure 570; Ages 4-8; Grade level 2.8; General nonfiction
Children Make Terrible Pets
Brown, P.
Book level 1.8; Ages 3-7; Comedy and humor
Cunnane, K., & ill Daly, Jude
Lexile measure 760; Ages 3-7
Christopher Counting
Gorbachev, V.
ages 3-8; book level 2.7
Henkes, K.
Lexile: 410; Ages 3-7; Grade level 1.0; Comedy & humor; Read-aloud book
Circus Shapes
Murphy, S. J., & Miller E.
Lexile measure 140; Ages 2-5
City Dog Country Frog
Willems, M., & ill Muth J. J.
Ages 3-7
Claudette Colvin
Hoose, P. M.
Lexile measure 1000; ages 10-18; book level 6.8; biography
Perdomo, W., & ill Collier, Bryan
Ages 4-9; Book level 4.3
Clementine's Letter
Pennypacker, S., & ill Frazee, Marla
Lexile measure 600; ages 7-11; book level 4; realistic fiction
Click Clack Moo
Cronin, D., & ill Lewin, Betsy
Lexile measure 160; Ages 4-8; Grade level 1.3; Comedy & humor
Clifford the Big Red Dog
Bridwell, N.
Lexile measure 220; Ages 4-7; Grade level 1.9; Animal stories, Comedy & humor
Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs
Barrett, J., & Barrett R.
Lexile 730; Grade Level 3.2; Comedy & Humor
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Middle School

Oppel, K., & Thompson K.
Lexile Measure 730; ages 10-15
Daughter of Smoke & Bone
Taylor, L.
Ages 12-18
Dead End
Gantos, J.
Awards: Newbery Medal winner, 2012; Awards: Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2012 ;...
Chibbaro, J., & ill Superville Sovak, Jean-Marc
Lexile measure 930; Book level 6.4; ages 12 and up; Historical fiction; Mystery and suspense
Desperate Journey
Murphy, J.
Lexile measure 860; Ages 9-12; Book level 5.5; Adventure; Historical fiction
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
Kinney, J.
Lexile measure 950; Ages 11-14; Book level 5.2;Comedy and humor; Diaries and journals
Discovering Black America
Tarrant-Reid, L.
Lexile measure 1370; Ages 10 and up
Christensen, B.
Awards: Schneider Family Book Award, Young Children, 2010.; Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade...
Pratchett, T.
Lexile measure 1210; Ages 13 and up; Adventure, Historical fiction, Fantasy
Doll Bones
Black, H.
Lexile measure 840; Ages 8 and up
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
Dragon Castle
Bruchac, J.
Ages 10-16
Telgemeier, R., & Gurihiru
Lexile measure 400; Ages 10-14
Drawing from Memory
Say, A.
Awards: Sibert Honor Book, 2012; Ages 10-15; Autobiography
Van Cleve, K.
Ages 8-12
11 Birthdays
Mass, W.
Lexile measure 650; Book level 4.1; Ages 9-12
Elijah of Buxton
Curtis, C. P.
Lexile measure 1070; Coretta Scott King Award; ages 8-12; historical fiction
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High School

Shusterman, N.
Lexile measure 860; ages 12-18; book level 5.6; supernatural
Every Bone
Rubalcaba, J., & Robertshaw P.
Lexile measure 1010; Ages: 12 up; Grade level: 8.6; Informational: Archaeology & Anthropology
Every Day
Levithan, D.
Ages 15 and up
Every You
Levithan, D., & ill Farmer, Jonathan
Ages 15 and up
Everybody Sees
King, A. S.
Lexile measure 710; High-low;Ages 15 and up
Westerfeld, S.
Lexile measure 790; Book level 5.1; Ages 14- adult
Eyes of the Emperor
Salisbury, G.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 12-18; Grade level 5.8; Historical fiction
Fallen Angels
Myers, W. D.
Lexile measure 650; book level 4.2; realistic fiction
Far From Home
bint Robert, N. 'íma
Ages 13 and up
Woodson, J.
Lexile Measure 760; ages 10-15; book level 4.4; realistic fiction
Anderson, M. T.
Lexile measure 770; Ages 12-18; Grade level 6.7; Science fiction & fantasy
Fever Crumb
Reeve, P.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 12-18; Book level 6.7; Science Fiction and Fantasy
5th Wave
Yancey, R.
Lexile measure HL690 Ages 14 and up
Fighting for Honor
Cooper, M. L.
Lexile measure 1040; Ages 9-18; Grade level 7.9; General Nonfiction
Marchetta, M.
Lexile measure 820; Ages 14 and up; Book level 5.8; Fantasy
Fire Cashore
Cashore, K.
Lexile measure 870; ages 13-18; book level 6; science fiction and fantasy
author Iserson, David
Ages 15-18
First Day on Earth
Castellucci, C.
Ages 12 and up
Five 4ths of July
Hughes, P.
Book level 5; Ages 12-15
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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."