Controversial Books for GoodTreeAcademy

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
1.235 3.92 One Thousand Gifts: A Dare to Live Fully Right Where You Are by Ann Voskamp
1.2 3.98 The Broken Way: A Daring Path into the Abundant Life by Ann Voskamp
1.173 3.46 Curious George Learns the Alphabet by H. A. Rey
1.167 3.65 Four Valentines in a Rainstorm by Felicia Bond
1.164 3.85 Think and Grow Rich by Napoleon Hill
1.152 3.5 Six Crows by Leo Lionni
1.137 3.5 Pretzel by Margret Rey
1.136 3.68 The Bears' Vacation by Stan Berenstain
1.119 3.2 Clifford Goes to Dog School by Norman Bridwell
1.119 4.15 Alfie Gets in First by Shirley Hughes
1.113 3.85 Potty (Leslie Patricelli board books) by Leslie Patricelli
1.108 3.6 It's Not Easy Being Big! (Bright & Early Books(R)) by Stephanie St. Pierre
1.098 4.24 Love You Forever by Robert Munsch
1.092 3.83 Walden by Henry David Thoreau
1.087 3.84 The Case for Christ by Lee Strobel
1.081 3.84 Amelia Bedelia Goes Camping by Peggy Parish
1.078 4.1 Jesus for President: Politics for Ordinary Radicals by Shane Claiborne
1.076 3.86 Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story by Ben Carson
1.068 3.84 "More More More," Said the Baby by Vera B. Williams
1.059 4.37 The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree: An Appalachian Story by Gloria Houston
1.054 4 The Beginner's Bible: Timeless Children's Stories by Karyn Henley
1.052 3.7 No Longer a Slumdog: Bringing Hope to Children in Crisis by K. P. Yohannan
1.048 3.8 Tales from Shakespeare by Charles Lamb
1.041 4.11 The Christmas Story (A Little Golden Book) by Jane Werner
1.037 4.07 Roman Lives: A Selection of Eight Lives (Oxford World's Classics) by Plutarco
1.036 3.7 One Little, Two Little, Three Little Pilgrims by B. G. Hennessy
1.031 3.71 Surprise Island by Gertrude Chandler Warner
1.031 4.04 Walking with God: Talk to Him. Hear from Him. Really. by John Eldredge
1.029 4.08 The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis
1.017 3.8 Then Sings My Soul: 150 of the World's Greatest Hymn Stories by Robert J. Morgan
1.015 4.03 Hinds' Feet on High Places by Hannah Hurnard
1.015 3.82 All by Myself by Mercer Mayer
1.011 3.83 Clifford the Firehouse Dog by Norman Bridwell
1.007 4.04 Rechenka's Eggs by Patricia Polacco
1.006 3.9 Curious George by H. A. Rey
1.005 3.68 The Amusement Park Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
0.997 4.1 The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
0.987 3.95 I Just Forgot (A Little Critter Book) by Mercer Mayer
0.98 4.04 Hold On to Your Kids: Why Parents Need to Matter More Than Peers by Gordon Neufeld
0.978 3.7 A Tree Is Nice by Janice May Udry
0.976 3.94 I Was So Mad (Little Critter) (Look-Look) by Mercer Mayer
0.974 3.91 Pigsty by Mark Teague
0.974 4.05 Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream by David Platt
0.972 4.18 Violet the Pilot by Steve Breen
0.972 3.76 Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
0.971 4.32 The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
0.968 3.72 The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
0.968 4.03 The Three Bears by Paul Galdone
0.965 3.82 Frog went a-courtin' by John Langstaff
0.963 3.92 Cinderella by Marcia Brown
0.962 4.19 On the Night You Were Born by Nancy Tillman
0.961 3.95 Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
0.961 3.04 Clifford at the Circus by Norman Bridwell
0.957 3.87 Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater
0.954 4.11 White Rabbit's Color Book by Alan Baker
0.95 3.58 The Pilgrims' First Thanksgiving by Ann McGovern
0.948 3.83 The Little Red Caboose (Little Golden Book) by Marian Potter
0.946 4.03 When My Name Was Keoko by Linda Sue Park
0.946 4.05 Time of Wonder by Robert McCloskey
0.944 4.1 Mercy Watson Fights Crime by Kate DiCamillo
0.941 4.22 Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise Brown
0.941 4.02 Appalachia: The Voices of Sleeping Birds by Cynthia Rylant
0.94 3.95 The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
0.939 4.12 The Screwtape Letters / Screwtape Proposes a Toast by C. S. Lewis
0.939 4.14 Richard Scarry's Cars and Trucks and Things that Go by Richard Scarry
0.938 3.69 The Berenstain Bears' Moving Day by Stan Berenstain
0.937 3.92 Mercy Watson Goes for a Ride by Kate DiCamillo
0.936 4.2 Anno's Counting Book by Mitsumasa Anno
0.935 3.99 Me on the Map (Dragonfly Books) by Joan Sweeney
0.935 4.41 Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers
0.934 4 Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong {original edition} by James W. Loewen
0.928 4.21 The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
0.927 4.4 The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey by Susan Wojciechowski
0.926 4.12 One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
0.926 4.32 All the Places to Love by Patricia MacLachlan
0.925 3.96 English Romantic Poetry: An Anthology by Stanley Appelbaum
0.925 3.98 Just Me and My Dad by Mercer Mayer
0.922 3.95 Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
0.921 4.27 The Power of a Praying Wife by Stormie Omartian
0.921 3.94 The Berenstain Bears Count Their Blessings by Stan Berenstain
0.921 4.09 Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan
0.92 3.77 Please Look After Mom by Kyung-sook Shin
0.92 3.76 Little Men by Louisa May Alcott
0.92 3.88 Morris Goes to School by Bernard Wiseman
0.92 4.01 Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
0.918 3.93 Norman the Doorman by Don Freeman
0.917 3.83 Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
0.916 3.48 Clifford Takes a Trip by Norman Bridwell
0.916 4 Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear? by Bill Jr. Martin
0.916 3.97 Common Sense by Thomas Paine
0.914 3.89 Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the Bed by Eileen Christelow
0.913 3.98 Mercy Watson: Princess in Disguise by Kate DiCamillo
0.913 4.02 Disappointment with God by Philip Yancey
0.912 4.08 If I Built a Car by Chris Van Dusen
0.911 4.2 The Children's Book of Virtues by William J. Bennett
0.91 4.17 A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
0.91 4.13 Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business by Esphyr Slobodkina
0.91 4.16 We're Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen
0.909 4.11 Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say
0.907 3.91 Running Out of Time by Margaret Peterson Haddix
0.907 4.33 Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs by Tomie DePaola
0.906 4.09 The Little Engine That Could by Watty Piper
0.906 3.98 Blaze and the Forest Fire by C. W. Anderson
0.904 4.07 Emma by Jane Austen
0.904 4.09 A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
0.903 4.1 Swimmy by Leo Lionni
0.901 4.01 Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder by Richard Louv
0.9 3.88 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss
0.898 4.18 Katie and the Mona Lisa by James Mayhew
0.897 4.28 Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Jr. Martin
0.896 4.07 From Head to Toe by Eric Carle
0.896 3.69 Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love by Dava Sobel
0.895 4.02 A Pocket for Corduroy by Don Freeman
0.893 4.08 The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash by Trinka Hakes Noble
0.892 4.22 The Circus Ship by Chris Van Dusen
0.892 4.16 Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers: How a First Lady Changed America by Kathi Appelt
0.891 4.2 Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
0.891 4.22 All the World by Liz Garton Scanlon
0.89 3.92 Arthur's New Puppy: An Arthur Adventure (Arthur Adventure Series) by Marc Brown
0.89 4.22 Peace Child by Don Richardson
0.889 4.06 A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park
0.888 3.99 Inch by Inch by Leo Lionni
0.888 4.17 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
0.887 4.07 Rumpelstiltskin [Retold by Paul O. Zelinsky] by Paul O. Zelinsky
0.883 3.84 The Little Island by Golden MacDonald
0.882 4.04 The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss
0.882 3.82 Five Little Monkeys with Nothing to Do by Eileen Christelow
0.879 4.04 Stone Soup: An Old Tale by Marcia Brown
0.877 3.9 The Story of Little Babaji by Helen Bannerman
0.877 3.85 Just Going to the Dentist by Mercer Mayer
0.875 4.1 Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
0.875 4.22 Persuasion by Jane Austen
0.875 4.17 Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel by Virginia Lee Burton
0.875 4.07 My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
0.873 4.06 Mercy Watson: Something Wonky this Way Comes by Kate DiCamillo
0.871 3.95 Curious George Gets a Medal by H. A. Rey
0.87 4.4 Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
0.87 4.3 King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub by Audrey Wood
0.869 4.07 The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
0.868 4.14 Ox-Cart Man by Donald Hall
0.868 4.27 Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
0.868 3.99 Anansi the Spider: A Tale from the Ashanti by Gerald McDermott
0.867 4 26 Fairmount Avenue by Tomie DePaola
0.867 4.17 Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
0.866 4.11 Patrick: Patron Saint of Ireland by Tomie DePaola
0.866 4.21 Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
0.866 4.24 The Raft by Jim LaMarche
0.864 4.24 The Mitten by Jan Brett
0.864 4.02 Nutcracker by E. T. A. Hoffmann
0.863 4.03 Curious George Takes a Job by H. A. Rey
0.863 3.95 Mercy Watson to the Rescue by Kate DiCamillo
0.863 4.11 Atomic Habits: An Easy & Proven Way to Build Good Habits & Break Bad Ones by James Clear
0.863 3.93 Curious George Rides a Bike by H. A. Rey
0.862 4.16 Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig
0.861 4.36 How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman
0.86 4.12 Who's That Knocking on Christmas Eve? by Jan Brett
0.858 4.28 Whoever You Are by Mem Fox
0.858 3.97 Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave (Bedford Books in American History) by Frederick Douglass
0.857 4.25 Harold and the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
0.855 4.26 The Napping House by Audrey Wood
0.854 3.91 Curious George Flies a Kite by H. A. Rey
0.853 4.18 Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
0.851 4.32 Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
0.851 4.26 The Blue Castle by L. M. Montgomery
0.851 3.98 Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis by Patti Callahan
0.848 4.25 Strega Nona by Tomie DePaola
0.848 4.35 How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
0.846 4.34 The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
0.845 4.32 Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
0.845 3.87 Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel
0.843 4.29 The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear by Audrey Wood
0.843 4.25 The Library by Sarah Stewart
0.843 4.04 Hiroshima: A New Edition with a Final Chapter Written Forty Years after the Explosion by John Hersey
0.842 3.89 Let's Go Home, Little Bear by Martin Waddell
0.84 4.25 The Night Before Christmas [Brett] by Clement C. Moore
0.84 4.38 Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems
0.839 4.11 The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
0.838 3.58 A Thousand Miles to Freedom: My Escape from North Korea by Eunsun Kim
0.838 4.39 The Tale of Three Trees: A Traditional Folktale by Angela Elwell Hunt
0.838 3.96 On Market Street by Arnold Lobel
0.837 4.16 A Bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban
0.837 4.27 Corduroy by Don Freeman
0.837 4.06 Duck on a Bike by David Shannon
0.837 4.21 One Morning in Maine by Robert McCloskey
0.836 4.44 Have You Filled a Bucket Today? A Guide to Daily Happiness for Kids by Carol McCloud
0.836 4.22 A Chance to Die: The Life and Legacy of Amy Carmichael by Elisabeth Elliot
0.836 4.18 Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett
0.835 4.32 Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein
0.835 3.99 Bee-Bim Bop! by Linda Sue Park
0.834 4.09 The Little Duck (Pictureback(R)) by Judy Dunn
0.833 4.1 Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears by Verna Aardema
0.833 4.22 The Clown of God by Tomie DePaola
0.831 4.15 Doctor De Soto by William Steig
0.831 4.34 Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A. Milne
0.825 3.91 The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin and Other Writings by Benjamin Franklin
0.825 4.14 Treasures of the Snow by Patricia St. John
0.823 4.12 The Art of the Italian Renaissance: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Drawing by Rolf Toman
0.823 3.95 Chasing the Dragon by Jackie Pullinger
0.823 3.99 The Hidden Life of Trees: What They Feel, How They Communicate―Discoveries from A Secret World by Peter Wohlleben
0.821 4.46 Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran
0.82 3.88 King Jack and the Dragon by Peter Bently
0.819 4.22 Lemonade for Sale (MathStart 3) by Stuart J. Murphy
0.816 4.37 Animalia by Graeme Base
0.814 4.03 Father Bear Comes Home by Else Holmelund Minarik
0.812 3.43 Arthur's Teacher Trouble (Arthur Adventure Series) by Marc Brown
0.812 4.14 Front Porch Tales by Philip Gulley
0.811 4.02 My First Summer in the Sierra by John Muir
0.809 4.31 The Complete Tales of Beatrix Potter: The 23 Original Peter Rabbit Books by Beatrix Potter
0.809 4.11 George Washington's Teeth by Deborah Chandra
0.809 4.23 Katie Meets the Impressionists by James Mayhew
0.808 4.15 One Is a Snail, Ten is a Crab: A Counting by Feet Book by April Pulley Sayre
0.808 4.44 James Herriot's Treasury for Children by James Herriot
0.808 4.01 Banker to the Poor: Micro-Lending and the Battle Against World Poverty by Muhammad Yunus
0.807 4.33 The Little House by Virginia Lee Burton
0.805 3.76 Hiroshima by Laurence Yep
0.805 4.3 Momo by Michael Ende
0.805 4.44 Knowing God by J. I. Packer
0.803 4.29 All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
0.8 4.14 The Firekeeper's Son by Linda Sue Park
0.799 4.2 Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer
0.798 4.19 Anansi and the Moss-Covered Rock by Eric A. Kimmel
0.797 4.18 Mercy Watson Thinks Like a Pig by Kate DiCamillo
0.796 4.12 Chester's Way by Kevin Henkes
0.796 4.33 The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf
0.79 4.05 How I Learned Geography by Uri Shulevitz
0.787 4.38 The Complete Sonnets and Poems by William Shakespeare
0.786 3.87 The Best Mistake Ever! and Other Stories by Richard Scarry
0.786 4.29 The Magic School Bus and the Electric Field Trip by Joanna Cole
0.782 4.09 Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner
0.781 4.11 Richard Scarry's The Gingerbread Man by Richard Scarry
0.779 4.26 The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig by Eugene Trivizas
0.779 3.87 Truckery Rhymes (Jon Scieszka's Trucktown) by Jon Scieszka
0.779 4.06 The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel
0.778 4.36 The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein
0.777 4.21 Dear Juno (Picture Puffins) by Soyung Pak
0.777 4.49 Morning and Evening by C. H. Spurgeon
0.776 3.98 The Glorious Flight: Across the Channel with Louis Bleriot by Alice Provensen
0.775 3.97 Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
0.774 4.29 Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle
0.773 4.05 Merry Christmas, Big Hungry Bear! by Audrey Wood
0.771 4.52 Somebody Loves You, Mr. Hatch by Eileen Spinelli
0.769 4.38 Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo 11 by Brian Floca
0.769 3.95 A Train in Winter: An Extraordinary Story of Women, Friendship, and Resistance in Occupied France by Caroline Moorehead
0.768 4.43 The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
0.766 4.36 First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg
0.763 4.32 Apples to Oregon: Being the (Slightly) True Narrative of How a Brave Pioneer Father Brought Apples, Peaches, Pears, Plums, Grapes, and Cherries (and Children) across the Plains by Deborah Hopkinson
0.763 4 Richard Scarry's Busy, Busy Town by Richard Scarry
0.758 4.4 The Lion & the Mouse by Jerry Pinkney
0.757 4.34 Jesus through Middle Eastern Eyes by Kenneth E. Bailey
0.756 3.5 Lonely Planet Korea by Robert Storey
0.754 4.24 The Magic School Bus Inside a Hurricane by Joanna Cole
0.753 4.11 King Hugo's Huge Ego by Chris Van Dusen
0.752 4.28 The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
0.749 4.44 Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
0.749 4.28 The Twelve Days of Christmas by Jan Brett
0.749 4.16 The Happy Lion by Louise Fatio
0.746 3.64 The Kite Fighters by Linda Sue Park
0.744 4.11 Abigail Adams: Witness to a Revolution by Natalie S. Bober
0.742 4.26 The Autobiography of George Müller by George Müller
0.742 4.49 The Empty Pot by Demi
0.736 4.35 Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption by Katie J. Davis
0.735 4.25 A Long Walk to Water: Based on a True Story by Linda Sue Park
0.735 4.47 The Wonderful Things You Will Be by Emily Winfield Martin
0.733 4.43 Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
0.727 4.43 National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Dinosaurs by Catherine D. Hughes
0.723 4.31 Bomb: The Race to Build - and Steal - the World's Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin
0.722 4.14 Katie and the Sunflowers by James Mayhew
0.721 4.5 For the Children's Sake: Foundations of Education for Home and School (Child-Life Book) by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay
0.719 4.36 Round Trip by Ann Jonas
0.719 3.9 Oil and Marble: A Novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo by Stephanie Storey
0.706 4.5 If I Built a House by Chris Van Dusen
0.692 3.81 This Is the Way We Go to School by Edith Baer
0.687 4.46 The Seven Silly Eaters by Mary Ann Hoberman
0.687 4.13 The Valentine Bears by Eve Bunting
0.678 4.41 He's Got the Whole World in His Hands by Kadir Nelson
0.678 4.59 When God Made You by Matthew Paul Turner
0.67 4.53 Mr. Putter & Tabby Pick the Pears by Cynthia Rylant
0.669 4.44 The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson
0.665 4.19 Winter Poems by Barbara Rogasky
0.65 3.63 The Missing Mitten Mystery by Steven Kellogg
0.58 4.59 The Jesus Storybook Bible: Every Story Whispers His Name by Sally Lloyd-Jones
0.576 4.23 Mole Music by David McPhail
0.563 4.55 We're Different, We're the Same by Bobbi Kates
0.557 4.7 National Geographic Little Kids First Big Book of Space by Catherine D. Hughes
0.55 4.54 The Squire and the Scroll: A Tale of the Rewards of a Pure Heart by Jennie Bishop
0.515 4.73 The Complete Brambly Hedge by Jill Barklem