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Children's Books at Cubberley Library


Browne, A.
Ages 3-7
Swain, G.
Ages 12 and up
Richardson, J., Parnell P., & Cole H.
Awards: ASPCA Henry Bergh Children's Book Award, 2005; American Library Association Notable...
González, R., & Alvarez C. C.
Book level 3.2; Ages 5-9
Getz, T. R., & Clarke L.
"The first of its kind, Abina and the Important Men is a compelling and powerfully illustrated...
Ferris, J., & ill Kirsch, Vincent X.
Ages 6-9
O'Connor, S.
Lexile measure 530; Book level 3.6; Ages 9-14
Kelsey, E., & ill Kim, Soyeon
Ages 5-11
Wilson, D. H.
Lexile measure 730; Alex Awards
Van Camp, R.
Burd, N.
Lexile measure HL 730; Ages 14 and up
Sutcliff, R.
Lexile measure 1300; Book level 6.8
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
Schoonmaker, E.
Lexile measure 590, Book level 2.7, Ages 4-8
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Van Cleve, K.
Ages 8-12
Woodson, J., & ill Lewis, Earl B.
Awards: Charlotte Zolotow Award, 2013.; Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2012.; Lexile...
Wiles, D.
Lexile measure 760; Ages 8-12; Grade level 4.3; Realistic fiction
Martínez Gamba, M., & Watanabe E.
Mass, W.
Lexile measure 650; Book level 4.1; Ages 9-12
Chodos-Irvine, M.
Lexile measure 810; ages 5-9; book level 2.6; fiction
George, K. O. 'C., & ill Carpenter, Nancy
Book level 3.3; Ages 5-9
Glaser, L., & ill Nivola, Claire A.
Lexile measure 790; Ages: 5-9; Book Level: 5.5; History & Biography
Browne, A., & Dehesa J. I.
Ryan, P. M.
Lexile measure 750; ages 10-14; book level 5.3; historical fiction
Ungar, R., & Peretz I. L.
ages 4-10; book level 4.2
Silverstein, S.
Ages 7-12; Poetry, Comedy and humor
Fisher, V.
QA40.5 .F57 2011 1 CURRICULUM Ages 2-5
Horvath, P.
Lexile measure 950; Ages 9-14; Grade level 5.9; Comedy & humor, Fiction
Clements, A., & Elliott M.
Lexile measure 830; Ages 8-12; Book level 5.3
Barnett, M., & ill Klassen, J.
Lexile measure 620; Ages 4-8
Salisbury, G.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 12-18; Grade level 5.8; Historical fiction
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Middle School

Bernobich, B.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 12 and up
English, K.
Lexile measure 660; Book level 4.2; Ages 9-13
Philbrick, W. R.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 10-15; Grade level 6.3; Realistic fiction
Lewis, P. J.
Nonprose; Grade level 4.7; Poetry & rhymes
Freedman, R.
Lexile measure 1110;ages 9-18; book level 7.7; nonfiction
Lexile measure 980; Ages 8-12; Grade level 5.9; Biography
Simpson, K., & Tishkoff S.
ages 8-14; nonfiction
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
Couloumbis, A.
Lexile Measure 740; ages 10-15; book level 5.1; realistic fiction
Alexander, W.
Lexile measure 710; Ages 8-13; Adventure, Fantasy
Hautman, P.
Lexile measure 700; Book level 4.1; Ages 12-up
Bray, L.
Lexile measure 740; ages 14-up; adventure, comedy and humor
Giblin, J.
Lexile measure 1130; Ages 10-18; Grade level 7.3; Biography
Yoo, P.
Lexile measure 800; ages 12-up; book level 5.1
Creech, S.
Lexile measure 810; Ages 8-15; Grade level 4.5; General fiction
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
Pinkney, A. D., & ill Pinkney, Jerry
Awards: Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2013.; Ages 11-18; Biography
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High School

Applegate, K.
ages 10-14; book level 3.5
Swain, G.
Ages 12 and up
Bauer, J.
Lexile measure 710; ages 11-up; book level 5.1; realistic fiction
Lynch, C.
Lexile measure 840; Ages 14 and up; Book level 5.1
Salisbury, G.
Lexile measure 610; ages 12-15; book level 3.7; historical fiction
Rosoff, M.
Michael L. Printz Award, Lexile Measure 1620, Ages 12+. Book level 6.7, General Fiction
Reinhardt, D.
Lexile measure 730; ages 14-18; book level 4.5
Jenkins, S., & Page R.
Lexile measure 950; Book level 5.2; Ages 6-9
Lo, M.
Lexile measure 860; Ages 14 and up
Engle, M.
Lexile 1170; Book level 6.6; Ages 12-15; Verse novel, Historical fiction
Volponi, P.
Lexile measure 850
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 640; Ages 11-15; Grade level 5.4; Fiction
Napoli, D. J.
Lexile measure 570; ages 12-up; book level 3.9
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 740; Book level 4.1
Robinson, J., & Duckett A.
Lexile measure 1130; book level 8; autobiography and biography
Pratchett, T.
Ages 11-adult
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
Lake, N.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 14 and up; 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."