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Children's Books at Cubberley Library

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Silver Cup
Leeds, C.
ages 11-16; book level 4.7
How to Steal a Dog
O'Connor, B.
ages 8-12; book level 4; realistic fiction
Green Angel
Lexile measure 0910; ages 11-up; book level 5.2; science fiction and fantasy
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Out of the Egg
Matthews, T.
ages 3-7; book level 2.5
The Many Rides of Paul Revere
Giblin, J.
Lexile measure 1060; ages 10-14; book level 7.5; biography; informational
Predator's Gold
Reeve, P.
Lexile measure 1020; ages 12-15; book level 6.5; adventure; science fiction
Pappy's Handkerchief
Scillian, D., & ill Ellison, Chris
ages 6-12; book level 4.9
Devil's Arithmetic
Yolen, J.
National Jewish Book Award; ages 10-14; historical fiction
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Tracking Trash
Burns, L. G.
Lexile measure 1200; ages 10-16; book level 8.5; informational
Journey to San Jacinto
Cuate, M. A.
1607
Lange, K. E.
ages 9-14; book level 6.8
Being Bee
A Junior Library Guild selection; Lexile measure 740; ages 8-12; book level 4.4
Christopher Killer
Ferguson, A.
Lexile measure 800; ages 14-17; book level 5.1; mystery and suspense
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Everlost
Shusterman, N.
Lexile measure 860; ages 12-18; book level 5.6; supernatural
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Mysterious Benedict Society
Stewart, T. L., & Ellis C.
Lexile measure 840; ages 10-15; book level 5.6; mystery and suspense; adventure
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Long Way Gone
Beah, I.
Lexile Measure 920; ages 15-up; book level 6.1; autobiography and biography
When Dinosaurs Came with Everything
Broach, E., & Small D.
Lexile measure 380; ages 3-7; book level 2.5; comedy and humor
Some Dog
Casanova, M., & ill Hoyt, Ard
Lexile measure 520; ages 3-7; book level 2.8
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Elementary

OneTwo
Murray, Alison, M. A.
Ages 2-6
1607
Lange, K. E.
ages 9-14; book level 6.8
Ball for Daisy
Raschka, C., Books S. W. &, & (Firm) R. H.
Awards: Caldecott medal winner, 2012.; Ages 3-7
Black Hole
DeCristofano, C. C., & ill Carroll M.
Lexile measure 900; Ages 10 and up
Child's Calendar
Updike, J., & ill Hyman, Trina Schart
ages 3-12; book level 3.6; poetry and rhymes
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Chocolate Moose
Gwynne, F.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 4-8
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Couple of Boys Have the Best Week Ever
Frazee, M.
Lexile measure 680; ages 5-9; book level 3.4; realistic fiction
Drop of Water
Wick, W.
Lexile measure 870; Ages 4-11; Book level 5.8;Informational
Good Day
Henkes, K.
ages 2-5; book level 2.1
Hakim, J.
Lexile measure 820; Ages 9-12; Grade level 4.8; General nonfiction
Kitten Tale
Rohmann, E.
ages 4-8; book level 2
Library for Juana
Mora, P., & ill Vidal, Beatriz
Ages 5-10; Book level 3.7; Historical fiction
Life in the Wild
Turner, P. S.
Lexile measure 1020; ages 11-18; book level 7.2; biography
A Long Hard Journey
McKissack, P., & McKissack F.
Lexile measure 1050; book level 7.9; autobiography and biography
Mango
Sacre, A., & Serra S.
Book level 3.1; Ages 5-7
Party in Ramadan
Mobin-Uddin, A., & Jacobsen L.
Lexile 610; Book level 4.2; ages 7-10; fiction, Islam
Place Where Sunflowers
Lee-Tai, A., & Hoshino F.
Lexile measure 790; ages 6-10; book level 3.9; historical fiction
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Pocket For Corduroy
Freeman, D.
Lexile measure 540
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River of Words
Bryant, J., & Sweet M.
Lexile measure 820; ages 7-12; book level 4.6; biography
Sick Day
Stead, P. C., & ill Stead, Erin E.
Lexile measure 760; Book level 3, Ages 3-6; Comedy and humor
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Middle School

1607
Lange, K. E.
ages 9-14; book level 6.8
Black Hole
DeCristofano, C. C., & ill Carroll M.
Lexile measure 900; Ages 10 and up
Bottle in the Gaza Sea
Zenatti, V., & Hunter A.
ages 13-18; book level 5.8
Brief History of Montmaray
Cooper, M.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 12-16
Confusion
Nix, G.
Lexile measure 1070; Ages 13 and up
Conspiracy of Kings
Turner, M. W.
Ages 12-18
Corner of the Universe
Martin, A. M.
Lexile measure 750; ages 11-14; Grade level 6.1; Realistic fiction
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Darkling Plain
Reeve, P.
Lexile Measure 1000; ages 12-up; book level 6.7; adventure; science fiction and fantasy
Drop of Water
Wick, W.
Lexile measure 870; Ages 4-11; Book level 5.8;Informational
Gift From Childhood
Diakité, B. W.
Ages 9 and up
Greyhound
Doyle, R.
Ages 11-15
Life in the Wild
Turner, P. S.
Lexile measure 1020; ages 11-18; book level 7.2; biography
A Long Hard Journey
McKissack, P., & McKissack F.
Lexile measure 1050; book level 7.9; autobiography and biography
Long Walk to Water
Park, L. S.
Lexile measure 720; Book level 5; Ages 9-14
Mango Shaped
Mass, W.
Awards: Schneider Family Book Award; Lexile measure 770; Book level 4.7; Ages 9-13
Monster Calls
Ness, P., ill Kay, Jim, & Dowd S.
Ages 11 and up
Single Shard
Park, L. S.
Lexile measure 920; Ages 9-14; Grade level 6.8; Historical fiction
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Time of Miracles
Bondoux, A. - L., & Maudet Y.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 14 and up; Historical fiction
Wolf at the Door
Datlow, E., & Windling T.
Lexile measure 790; Ages 11-18; Grade level 4.9; Fiction
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Year Down Yonder
Peck, R.
Lexile measure 610; Ages 9-14; Grade level 4.9; Historical fiction
V
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High School

Bottle in the Gaza Sea
Zenatti, V., & Hunter A.
ages 13-18; book level 5.8
Brief History of Montmaray
Cooper, M.
Lexile measure 1000; Ages 12-16
Confusion
Nix, G.
Lexile measure 1070; Ages 13 and up
Conspiracy of Kings
Turner, M. W.
Ages 12-18
Darkling Plain
Reeve, P.
Lexile Measure 1000; ages 12-up; book level 6.7; adventure; science fiction and fantasy
Gift From Childhood
Diakité, B. W.
Ages 9 and up
Greyhound
Doyle, R.
Ages 11-15
Long Walk to Water
Park, L. S.
Lexile measure 720; Book level 5; Ages 9-14
Long Way Gone
Beah, I.
Lexile Measure 920; ages 15-up; book level 6.1; autobiography and biography
Mango Shaped
Mass, W.
Awards: Schneider Family Book Award; Lexile measure 770; Book level 4.7; Ages 9-13
Monster Calls
Ness, P., ill Kay, Jim, & Dowd S.
Ages 11 and up
Na, A.
Lexile measure 670; ages 12-up; book level 4.2; realistic fiction
Time of Miracles
Bondoux, A. - L., & Maudet Y.
Lexile measure 700; Ages 14 and up; Historical fiction
Wolf at the Door
Datlow, E., & Windling T.
Lexile measure 790; Ages 11-18; Grade level 4.9; Fiction
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Year Down Yonder
Peck, R.
Lexile measure 610; Ages 9-14; Grade level 4.9; Historical fiction
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Abina
Getz, T. R., & Clarke L.
"The first of its kind, Abina and the Important Men is a compelling and powerfully illustrated...
Accidents of Nature
Johnson, H. M. B.
Lexile measure 690; Ages 12 and up; Book level 4.5
Across the Nightingale Floor
Hearn, L.
ages 12-up
After Tupac and D Foster
Woodson, J.
Lexile measure 750; ages 10-15; book level 4.7; realistic fiction
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Awards

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."