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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Wilson, D. H.
Lexile measure 730; Alex Awards
Lesser Blessed
Van Camp, R.
Vast Fields
Burd, N.
Lexile measure HL 730; Ages 14 and up
Black Ships
Sutcliff, R.
Lexile measure 1300; Book level 6.8
Raven Boys
Stiefvater, M.
Lexile measure HL 760; Ages 13 and up; Romance, Fantasy
O'Hearn, K.
Lexile measure 620; Ages 10-13; Adventure,Legends and Myths, Fantasy
Square Cat
Schoonmaker, E.
Lexile measure 590, Book level 2.7, Ages 4-8
How Do You Feel
Browne, A.
Ages 1-4
One and Only Ivan
Applegate, K., & ill Castelao, Patricia
Awards: Newbery Medal, 2013; Lexile measure 570; Ages 8-12
Discovering Black America
Tarrant-Reid, L.
Lexile measure 1370; Ages 10 and up
172 Hours
Harstad, J., & Chace T.
Ages 14 and up
Cooper, M.
Lexile measure 1010; Book level 6.6; Ages 12-18
Chin, J.
Lexile measure 1100; Book level 5.6; Ages 4-8
Bray, L.
Ages 15-18
Long Lankin
Barraclough, L.
Grandpa Green
Smith, L.
Lexile measure 360; Ages 4-9
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Each Little Bird That Sings
Wiles, D.
Lexile measure 760; Ages 8-12; Grade level 4.3; Realistic fiction
Martínez Gamba, M., & Watanabe E.
11 Birthdays
Mass, W.
Lexile measure 650; Book level 4.1; Ages 9-12
Ella Sarah Gets Dressed
Chodos-Irvine, M.
Lexile measure 810; ages 5-9; book level 2.6; fiction
Emma Dilemma
George, K. O. 'C., & ill Carpenter, Nancy
Book level 3.3; Ages 5-9
Emmas Poem
Glaser, L., & ill Nivola, Claire A.
Lexile measure 790; Ages: 5-9; Book Level: 5.5; History & Biography
En el Bosque
Browne, A., & Dehesa J. I.
Esperanza Rising
Ryan, P. M.
Lexile measure 750; ages 10-14; book level 5.3; historical fiction
Even Higher
Ungar, R., & Peretz I. L.
ages 4-10; book level 4.2
Every Thing
Silverstein, S.
Ages 7-12; Poetry, Comedy and humor
Everything I Need to Know
Fisher, V.
QA40.5 .F57 2011 1 CURRICULUM Ages 2-5
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
Extra Yarn
Barnett, M., & ill Klassen, J.
Lexile measure 620; Ages 4-8
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
Far From Shore
Webb, S.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild Selection; Ages 10 and up
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Middle School

Freedom Like Sunlight
Lewis, P. J.
Nonprose; Grade level 4.7; Poetry & rhymes
Freedom Walkers
Freedman, R.
Lexile measure 1110;ages 9-18; book level 7.7; nonfiction
Gandhi (Demi)
Lexile measure 980; Ages 8-12; Grade level 5.9; Biography
Simpson, K., & Tishkoff S.
ages 8-14; nonfiction
George Washington Carver
Bolden, T., & of History F. M. N.
Lexile measure 1040; ages 10-14; biography
Bruchac, J.
Lexile measure 900; ages 12-16; book level 5.8; historical fiction
Getting Near to Baby
Couloumbis, A.
Lexile Measure 740; ages 10-15; book level 5.1; realistic fiction
Goblin Secrets
Alexander, W.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 8-13; Adventure, Fantasy
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
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
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup
Creech, S.
Lexile measure 810; Ages 8-15; Grade level 4.5; General fiction
Green Angel
Lexile measure 0910; ages 11-up; book level 5.2; science fiction and fantasy
Collins, S.
Lexile measure 680; Book level 4.7, Ages 9-13; Adventure, fantasy
Hand in Hand
Pinkney, A. D., & ill Pinkney, Jerry
Awards: Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2013.; Ages 11-18; Biography
Harlem Stomp
Hill, L. C.
Lexile measure 1270; ages 11-18; book level 6; general nonfiction
Heart and Soul
Nelson, K.
Lexile measure 1050; Ages 9 and up
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High School

Lynch, C.
Lexile measure 840; Ages 14 and up; Book level 5.1
House of the Red Fish
Salisbury, G.
Lexile measure 610; ages 12-15; book level 3.7; historical fiction
How I Live Now
Rosoff, M.
Michael L. Printz Award, Lexile Measure 1620, Ages 12+. Book level 6.7, General Fiction
How to Build a House
Reinhardt, D.
Lexile measure 730; ages 14-18; book level 4.5
How to Clean a Hippopotamus
Jenkins, S., & Page R.
Lexile measure 950; Book level 5.2; Ages 6-9
Lo, M.
Lexile measure 860; Ages 14 and up
Hurricane Dancers
Engle, M.
Lexile 1170; Book level 6.6; Ages 12-15; Verse novel, Historical fiction
Hurricane Song
Volponi, P.
Lexile measure 850
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 640; Ages 11-15; Grade level 5.4; Fiction
Hush an Irish
Napoli, D. J.
Lexile measure 570; ages 12-up; book level 3.9
I Hadn't Meant
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 740; Book level 4.1
I Never Had it Made
Robinson, J., & Duckett A.
Lexile measure 1130; book level 8; autobiography and biography
I Shall Wear Midnight
Pratchett, T.
Ages 11-adult
I'll Pass for Your Comrade
Silvey, A.
"The fact that women disguised as men served in both the Union and Confederate armies is one...
Werlin, N.
Lexile measure 0670; ages 12-up; book level 4.6
In Darkness
Lake, N.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 14 and up; Realistic fiction
Fisher, C.
Lexile measure 600; Ages 12 and up
Lynch, C.
Lexile measure 810; ages 15-18; book level 4.9; general fiction
author Lewis, Dinah, Payne J., author Tan, Anh, author Wattles, Annie, Briski D., Han C., et al.
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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."