Controversial Books for CatholicLibraryAssoc

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.341 3.84 Why Am I Here? by Constance Ørbeck-Nilssen
1.184 3.35 Illusionarium by Heather Dixon
1.181 3.66 Reference and Information Services: An Introduction, Third Edition by Kay Ann Cassell
1.101 3.52 Proslogion, with the Replies of Gaunilo and Anselm by Anselm
1.074 3.75 In Honor by Jessi Kirby
1.068 3.8 Surprised by Oxford: A Memoir by Carolyn Weber
1.065 3.59 Pinkerton, Behave! by Steven Kellogg
1.062 3.01 Management Basics for Information Professionals, Second Edition by G. Edward Evans
1.052 3.64 Frankencrayon by Michael Hall
1.043 3.46 Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult
1.038 3.83 Rich in Years: Finding Peace and Purpose in a Long Life by Johann Christoph Arnold
1.029 3.45 Arclight by Josin L. McQuein
1.011 3.21 The Mouse with the Question Mark Tail by Richard Peck
1.002 4.08 All Things Bright and Beautiful by Cecil Frances Alexander
1.002 3.6 The Reader by Traci Chee
1.001 3.9 The Wall in the Middle of the Book by Jon Agee
0.999 3.45 What Light by Jay Asher
0.985 3.73 Falling into Place by Amy Zhang
0.973 3.96 Brother Hugo and the Bear by Katy Beebe
0.966 4.12 Reading the Old Testament an introduction by Lawrence Boadt by Lawrence Boadt
0.957 4 Little Dog, Lost by Marion Dane Bauer
0.955 3.22 Goblin Secrets by William Alexander
0.953 3.22 Dance of the Red Death (Masque of the Red Death) by Bethany Griffin
0.947 4 Divergent by Veronica Roth
0.931 3.72 The Doldrums by Nicholas Gannon
0.93 3.67 The Chickens Build a Wall by Jean-FranCois Dumont
0.927 3.86 The Year of Billy Miller by Kevin Henkes
0.924 3.7 The Pilgrim's Regress: An Allegorical Apology for Christianity Reason and Romanticism by C. S. Lewis
0.921 3.8 An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny by Laura Schroff
0.917 3.63 Secrets at Sea by Richard Peck
0.916 3.53 A Greyhound of a Girl by Roddy Doyle
0.912 3.55 My Bus by Byron Barton
0.912 3.89 Edwina, The Dinosaur Who Didn't Know She Was Extinct by Mo Willems
0.908 4.18 When Friendship Followed Me Home by Paul Griffin
0.905 3.66 Penny and Her Song by Kevin Henkes
0.902 4.06 Henri's Scissors by Jeanette Winter
0.887 3.73 Oh! What a Surprise! by Suzanne Bloom
0.883 3.98 Too Many Toys by David Shannon
0.881 3.95 And Then It's Spring by Julie Fogliano
0.875 4.18 Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia
0.869 3.54 Darwen Arkwright and the Peregrine Pact by A. J. Hartley
0.869 4.15 Evangelii Gaudium: The Joy of the Gospel by Pope Francis
0.86 3.95 Like a River Glorious by Rae Carson
0.86 4.15 Stuck by Oliver Jeffers
0.857 3.72 The Tell-Tale Start (Misadventures of Edgar/Allan) by Gordon McAlpine
0.857 4.1 A Pilgrimage to Eternity: From Canterbury to Rome in Search of a Faith by Timothy Egan
0.855 3.87 A Diamond in the Desert by Kathryn Fitzmaurice
0.853 4.45 Humanae Vitae: Of Human Life by Pope Paul VI
0.853 4.27 Z is for Moose by Kelly Bingham
0.852 4.39 Plume by Isabelle Simler
0.851 3.89 The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig
0.844 3.92 Hi! Fly Guy by Tedd Arnold
0.844 4.06 Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson
0.842 3.64 The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock
0.841 3.94 Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Jan Brett
0.84 4.26 Who Is My Neighbor? by Amy-Jill Levine
0.839 3.84 Meet Me at the Moon by Gianna Marino
0.838 4.13 The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch by Chris Barton
0.837 2.99 Panic by Sharon M. Draper
0.835 4.18 Smoke by Ellen Hopkins
0.835 4.05 This Savage Song by V. E. Schwab
0.835 3.2 Spare and Found Parts by Sarah Maria Griffin
0.834 3.86 Quicksilver by R. J. Anderson
0.833 4.01 Contemplative Prayer by Thomas Merton
0.832 4.19 The Girl Who Could Not Dream by Sarah Beth Durst
0.829 3.98 Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein
0.828 3.57 Nuts to You by Lynne Rae Perkins
0.828 4.03 Hello, Universe by Erin Entrada Kelly
0.827 4.2 LMNO Peas by Keith Baker
0.827 4.05 Words with Wings by Nikki Grimes
0.825 3.73 A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graff
0.821 4.28 My Two Blankets by Irena Kobald
0.82 3.88 King Jack and the Dragon by Peter Bently
0.813 3.58 Notre-Dame: A Short History of the Meaning of Cathedrals by Ken Follett
0.808 4.21 Scaredy Squirrel Makes a Friend by Melanie Watt
0.807 4.36 My Papi Has a Motorcycle by Isabel Quintero
0.806 4.05 My Garden by Kevin Henkes
0.803 3.73 The Peculiar by Stefan Bachmann
0.8 3.88 The Day of the Dead / El día de los muertos by Bob Barner
0.798 3.76 The Wells Bequest by Polly Shulman
0.797 3.77 The Girl from Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
0.796 4.17 Bink & Gollie by Kate DiCamillo
0.796 4.29 Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
0.793 4.06 Spy School by Stuart Gibbs
0.793 4.18 The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz
0.792 4.52 The Blessing Cup by Patricia Polacco
0.792 4.11 Blackout by John Rocco
0.79 3.96 I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery by Cynthia Grady
0.789 3.83 What in the World Is Wrong with Gisbert? by Jochen Weeber
0.788 4.22 Jazz Age Josephine: Dancer, singer--who's that, who? Why, that's MISS Josephine Baker, to you! by Jonah Winter
0.782 4.39 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
0.781 4.17 E. Aster Bunnymund and the Warrior Eggs at the Earth's Core! by William Joyce
0.779 4.18 How to Use Web 2.0 in Your Library by Phil Bradley
0.773 4.13 The War within These Walls by Aline Sax
0.772 4.04 The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser
0.771 4.14 Odette's Secrets by Maryann MacDonald
0.77 4.08 One by Sarah Crossan
0.768 4.39 Who Says Women Can't Be Doctors?: The Story of Elizabeth Blackwell (Christy Ottaviano Books) by Tanya Lee Stone
0.766 4.23 Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk
0.762 4.33 Knuffle Bunny Free: An Unexpected Diversion by Mo Willems
0.761 3.68 Touch the Brightest Star by Christie Matheson
0.76 4.07 Curveball: The Year I Lost My Grip by Jordan Sonnenblick
0.754 4.07 The Great Big Book of Families by Mary Hoffman
0.75 3.73 Grayling's Song by Karen Cushman
0.747 4.19 Words Set Me Free: The Story of Young Frederick Douglass (Paula Wiseman Books) by Lesa Cline-Ransome
0.747 3.18 Snow in Summer: Fairest of Them All by Jane Yolen
0.746 3.94 The Land of Forgotten Girls by Erin Entrada Kelly
0.743 4.02 Miss Maple's Seeds by Eliza Wheeler
0.743 4.1 Thunder Underground by Jane Yolen
0.741 4.11 Penny and Her Doll by Kevin Henkes
0.737 4.39 Show Way by Jacqueline Woodson
0.733 3.83 The Tapper Twins Go to War (With Each Other) by Geoff Rodkey
0.729 4.12 I am Gandhi by Brad Meltzer
0.729 4.11 Max and the Tag-Along Moon by Floyd Cooper
0.724 3.89 Outrun the moon by Stacey Lee
0.724 4.1 Lalani of the Distant Sea by Erin Entrada Kelly
0.724 3.84 Blue Chicken by Deborah Freedman
0.723 4.4 Exclamation Mark by Amy Krouse Rosenthal
0.723 3.85 The Turtle of Oman by Naomi Shihab Nye
0.722 3.91 White Fur Flying by Patricia MacLachlan
0.722 3.91 The Marvelous Mustard Seed by Amy-Jill Levine
0.719 4.3 Sky Color by Peter H. Reynolds
0.718 4.18 The Fantastic Jungles of Henri Rousseau by Michelle Markel
0.717 3.98 Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson
0.714 4.12 Garvey's Choice by Nikki Grimes
0.713 3.84 Nick and Tesla's Special Effects Spectacular: A Mystery with Animatronics, Alien Makeup, Camera Gear, and Other Movie Magic You Can Make Yourself! by Bob Pflugfelder
0.708 3.91 Homer by Elisha Cooper
0.707 4.22 The Full Moon at the Napping House by Audrey Wood
0.706 3.88 Dead Voices by Katherine Arden
0.702 3.93 Little Owl's Night by Divya Srinivasan
0.701 3.71 The Islands of Chaldea by Diana Wynne Jones
0.7 4.49 Niko Draws a Feeling by Bob Raczka
0.698 4.02 UnBEElievables: Honeybee Poems and Paintings by Douglas Florian
0.694 4.38 The Blue Hour by Isabelle Simler
0.687 4.17 Thomas Jefferson builds a library by Barb Rosenstock
0.68 4.19 Home By Another Way by Barbara Brown Taylor
0.675 3.85 Little White Duck: A Childhood in China (Single Titles) by Na Liu
0.674 4.47 Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson
0.673 4.41 The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
0.672 4.2 I Lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjorie Agosín
0.666 3.66 A Place for Everything: The Curious History of Alphabetical Order by Judith Flanders
0.662 3.87 The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett
0.661 4.03 East Dragon, West Dragon by Robyn Eversole
0.658 4.29 Tap the Magic Tree by Christie Matheson
0.657 4.33 Shooting at the Stars by John Hendrix
0.653 4.33 Turning Pages: My Life Story by Sonia Sotomayor
0.651 4 All's Faire in Middle School by Victoria Jamieson
0.648 4.45 The Water Princess by Susan Verde
0.647 4.31 The Tree Lady: The True Story of How One Tree-Loving Woman Changed a City Forever by H. Joseph Hopkins
0.643 4.13 Golden Boy by Tara Sullivan
0.635 4.51 Just Ask!: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You by Sonia Sotomayor
0.63 4.13 Nasreddine by Odile Weulersse
0.626 4.17 Darius the Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram
0.625 4.11 Beautiful Moon by Tonya Bolden
0.619 4.1 Amal unbound by Aisha Saeed
0.599 4.04 You Nest Here With Me by Jane Yolen
0.597 3.9 Trouble Makes a Comeback by Stephanie Tromly
0.597 4.59 The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson
0.595 4.19 By What Authority?: An Evangelical Discovers Catholic Tradition by Mark P. Shea
0.595 4.25 Take Me Out to the Yakyu by Aaron Meshon
0.57 4.02 The Queen of the Frogs by Davide Calì
0.548 4.3 The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library by Linda Bailey
0.536 3.91 A Girl Called Problem by Katie Quirk
0.32 4.19 Fatal Fever: Tracking Down Typhoid Mary by Gail Jarrow