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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Tops and Bottoms
Stevens, J., Tomasso R., Wallerstein W., Boyer G., Company H. B. &, Bhd T. W. P. S., et al.
Awards: Caldecott Honor Book, 1996.; Lexile measure 580; Book level 3.2; Ages 4-8
Pratchett, T.
Lexile measure 1210; Ages 13 and up; Adventure, Historical fiction, Fantasy
White Darkness
McCaughrean, G.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.; Lexile measure 850; Book level 5.5; Ages 12 and up
In Darkness
Lake, N.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 14 and up; Realistic fiction
No Ordinary Day
Ellis, D., Solomon M., Chamberland G., Books G., of Press H. A., & Photolibrary
Awards: "The Canada Council, Conseil Des Arts Du Canada, Governor General's Literary...
Every Day
Levithan, D.
Ages 15 and up
Sisters of Glass
Hemphill, S.
Wild Book
Engle, M.
Ages 8-12
Tiger Lily
Anderson, J. L., & Barrie J. M.
Lexile measure 850; Ages 10-14
Beneath a Meth
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 730;Ages 12 and up
My Family For the War
Voorhoeve, A. C., & Reichel T.
Lexile measure 900; Ages 12 and up
Liar and Spy
Stead, R.
Lexile measure 670; Ages 9-12
Abe Lincoln's
Smith, L.
Lexile measure 390; Ages 5-10
Brides of Rollrock
Lanagan, M.
Ages 14 and up
When I Get Older
K'Naan, Guy S., & ill Gutierrez, Rudy
Ages 7-11
I Have a Dream
King, Martin Luther, J.
Ages 8 and up
Boy Who Harnessed
Kamkwamba, W., Mealer B., & ill Zunon, Elizabeth
Lexile measure 910; Ages 6-8
I Too
Hughes, L., & ill Collier, Bryan
Lexile measure 390; Ages 5 and up
Vivian, S.
Lexile measure 750, ages 12 and up
Schrefer, E.
Lexile measure 900, Ages 12 and up, Adventure, Realistic fiction
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Come On Rain
Hesse, K., & ill Muth, Jon J.
Lexile measure 780; Book Level 3.6; Ages 5-8; Realistic fiction
Confucius: the Golden Rule
Freedman, R., & ill Clément, Frédéric
Lexile measure 1080; Ages 8-14; Grade level 5.9; Biography
Cora Cooks Pancit
Lazo Gilmore, D. K., & ill Valiant, Kristi
Ages 5-8; Book level 3.1
Coral Reefs
Chin, J.
Ages 5-9
Gaiman, N., & ill McKean, Dave
Lexile measure 740; Ages 10-14; Grade level 5.2; Horror & supernatural; Fantasy
Coretta Scott
Shange, N., & ill Nelson, Kadir
Ages 4-9; Book level 4.9
Counting Coup
Medicine Crow, J., & Viola H. J.
Lexile measure 950; ages 9-15, book level 5.9; biography
Creepy Carrots
Reynolds, A., & Brown P.
Awards: Caldecott Honor, 2013; Lexile 410; Ages 4-8
Criss Cross
Perkins, L. R.
Lexile measure 820; Ages 10-14; Grade level 5.4; General fiction
Crow Boy
Yashima, T.
Lexile measure 690
Crow Call
Lowry, L., & ill Ibatoulline, Bagram
Lexile measure 750; Ages 7 and up;
Dakota Dugout
Turner, A. W., & Himler R.
Lexile measure 1040; Historical fiction
Dance Nana Dance
Hayes, J., & ill Sayago, Mauricio Trenard
Ages 9-12; Fables, folktales' and myths
Dancing in the Wings
Allen, D., & ill Nelson, Kadir
Lexile measure 540; Ages 5-8; Grade level 3.2; Fiction; Library has 6 copies.
Bunting, E., & ill Shed, Greg
Lexile measure 580; Ages 5-10 guided reading N Gr.2-4
Dark Emperor
Sidman, J.
Lexile measure 1020; Ages 9-13; Book level 6.1; Poetry
Dave the Potter
Hill, L. C., & ill Collier, Bryan
Lexile measure 1100; Ages 6-10; Book level 6; Biography; Poetry
Day of the Dragon King
Osborne, M. P., & Murdocca S.
Lexile measure 380; Ages 5-9
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Middle School

Tan, S.
Emily Goldberg Learns to Salsa
Ostow, M.
Lexile measure 730; Ages 11-16; Book level 4.7; General fiction
Emma-Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree
Tarshis, L.
Lexile Measure 830, Ages 8-13, Book level 5.2, 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
Esperanza Rising
Ryan, P. M.
Lexile measure 750; ages 10-14; book level 5.3; historical fiction
Shusterman, N.
Lexile measure 910; Ages 12 and up
Shusterman, N.
Lexile measure 860; ages 12-18; book level 5.6; supernatural
Applegate, K.
Everworld contains both Search for Senna and Land of Loss Lexile measure 580; Grade level 6.1;...
Applegate, K.
Volume includes Search for Senna and Land of Loss Lexile measure 620; Grade level 6.1; Science...
Every Bone
Rubalcaba, J., & Robertshaw P.
Lexile measure 1010; Ages: 12 up; Grade level: 8.6; Informational: Archaeology & Anthropology
Every Thing
Silverstein, S.
Ages 7-12; Poetry, Comedy and humor
Every You
Levithan, D., & ill Farmer, Jonathan
Ages 15 and up
Everything on a Waffle
Horvath, P.
Lexile measure 950; Ages 9-14; Grade level 5.9; Comedy & humor, Fiction
Extra Credit
Clements, A., & Elliott M.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 8-12; Book level 5.3
Eyes of the Emperor
Salisbury, G.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 12-18; Grade level 5.8; Historical fiction
Face Book
Close, C.
Ages 8-12; biography
Fallen Angels
Myers, W. D.
Lexile measure 650; book level 4.2; realistic fiction
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High School

Flesh & Blood
Marrin, A.
Lexile measure 1000; Book level 7.4; Ages 12 and up
For Freedom
Bradley, K. B.
Lexile measure 520; Ages 11-18; Grade level 5.2; Historical fiction
Forged by Fire
Draper, S. M.
Lexile measure 780; ; ages 12-18; book level 4.7; general fiction
Forgotten Fire
Bagdasarian, A.
Lexile measure 1050; Ages 12 to 18
Fox & Phoenix
Bernobich, B.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 12 and up
English, K.
Lexile measure 660; Book level 4.2; Ages 9-13
Freak Show
St. James, J.
Lexile measure 660; Ages 13-up; Book level 4.2
Freedom in the Family
Due, T., & Due P. S.
Lexile measure 380; book level 8.1
Freedom Like Sunlight
Lewis, P. J.
Nonprose; Grade level 4.7; Poetry & rhymes
Simpson, K., & Tishkoff S.
ages 8-14; nonfiction
Bruchac, J.
Lexile measure 900; ages 12-16; book level 5.8; historical fiction
Getting In
Stabiner, K.
Ages 18 and up
Getting Near to Baby
Couloumbis, A.
Lexile Measure 740; ages 10-15; book level 5.1; realistic fiction
Hautman, P.
Lexile measure 700; Book level 4.1; Ages 12-up
Going Bovine
Bray, L.
Lexile measure 740; ages 14-up; adventure, comedy and humor
Kirby, J.
Lexile measure 840; Ages 13 and up
Good Brother Bad Brother
Giblin, J.
Lexile measure 1130; Ages 10-18; Grade level 7.3; Biography
Good Enough
Yoo, P.
Lexile measure 800; ages 12-up; book level 5.1
Grave Mercy
LaFevers, R.
Lexile measure 850; Ages 14 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."