Controversial Books for LauranClaunch

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

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Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Title
1.301 3.64 Who Was King Tut? by Roberta Edwards
1.142 3.69 Eragon by Christopher Paolini
1.13 3.67 Tangerine by Edward Bloor
1.106 3.78 Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Fabulous Life by Rachel Renée Russell
1.092 3.39 Baseball in April and Other Stories by Gary Soto
1.083 3.43 The Barn by Avi
1.078 3.81 Bad Kitty Meets the Baby by Nick Bruel
1.059 3.51 Tunnels by Roderick Gordon
1.051 3.64 The Chocolate Touch by Patrick Skene Catling
1.036 3.55 César: ¡Sí, Se Puede! / Yes, We Can! by Carmen T. Bernier-Grand
1.034 3.94 A Voice of Her Own: The Story of Phillis Wheatley, Slave Poet by Kathryn Lasky
1.028 4.01 Where the Red Fern Grows by Wilson Rawls
1.018 3.67 House of Robots by James Patterson
1.008 3.64 The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
1.007 3.98 The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle
1.003 3.89 Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan
1.001 3.56 The Center of Everything by Linda Urban
0.999 3.96 Swindle by Gordon Korman
0.997 3.95 Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
0.996 4.1 Dork Diaries: Tales from a Not-So-Popular Party Girl by Rachel Renee Russell
0.988 3.66 The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox
0.983 3.7 Sophia's War: A Tale of the Revolution by Avi
0.983 3.94 The Boxcar Children by Gertrude Chandler Warner
0.981 3.36 The House of Dies Drear by Virginia Hamilton
0.979 3.84 On My Honor by Marion Dane Bauer
0.977 3.96 Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village by Laura Amy Schlitz
0.971 4.07 What's Your Angle, Pythagoras? A Math Adventure by Julie Ellis
0.965 3.7 The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
0.964 3.98 My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
0.963 3.79 The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
0.957 3.86 The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis
0.956 4.02 Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
0.955 3.94 Facing the Lion: Growing Up Maasai on the African Savanna by Joseph Lemasolai Lekuton
0.954 3.99 Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
0.953 3.84 Superfudge by Judy Blume
0.952 3.87 I, Juan de Pareja by Elizabeth Borton de Trevino
0.952 3.92 The Honest Truth by Dan Gemeinhart
0.949 3.9 Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
0.94 3.95 Helen Keller's Teacher by Margaret Davidson
0.94 3.66 The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron
0.934 3.8 The Case of the Case of Mistaken Identity by Mac Barnett
0.931 4.06 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules by Jeff Kinney
0.926 3.65 Alice the Brave by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
0.922 3.83 I Am Not Joey Pigza by Jack Gantos
0.919 4.09 The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo
0.918 3.61 Define "Normal" by Julie Anne Peters
0.916 3.59 Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicket
0.915 4.04 Lives of the Writers: Comedies, Tragedies (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull
0.914 3.77 Joey Pigza Loses Control by Jack Gantos
0.908 3.86 Dear Mr. Henshaw by Beverly Cleary
0.906 3.86 The Roar by Emma Clayton
0.906 3.85 Return to Sender by Julia Alvarez
0.906 3.73 The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
0.905 3.86 Catherine, Called Birdy by Karen Cushman
0.902 4.03 Homecoming by Cynthia Voigt
0.901 3.94 The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
0.901 4.12 Tracking Trash: Flotsam, Jetsam, and the Science of Ocean Motion by Loree Griffin Burns
0.899 3.87 Ares: Bringer of War by George O'Connor
0.899 3.47 Hound Dog True by Linda Urban
0.899 3.93 Mythology by Edith Hamilton
0.896 4.11 Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
0.895 4.04 Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.895 4.17 The Giver by Lois Lowry
0.894 4.09 Demon Dentist by David Walliams
0.894 3.85 In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson by Bette Bao Lord
0.888 3.94 The Search for Delicious by Natalie Babbitt
0.888 3.88 Keeping the Night Watch by Hope Anita Smith
0.887 3.76 Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
0.884 4.18 Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman
0.883 3.89 Henry Huggins by Beverly Cleary
0.882 4.08 The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
0.882 4.13 The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
0.878 3.6 The Inquisitor's Apprentice by Chris Moriarty
0.878 3.99 The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis
0.875 4.07 My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
0.873 3.93 Same Sun Here by Silas House
0.872 4.06 Holes by Louis Sachar
0.872 3.65 The Shakespeare Stealer by Gary Blackwood
0.87 4.16 Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo
0.868 3.14 The Trespassers by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
0.868 4.25 Percy Jackson's Greek Gods by Rick Riordan
0.866 4.17 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.866 4.21 Charlotte's Web by E B White
0.861 4.02 Boy: Tales of Childhood by Roald Dahl
0.86 4.29 Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets by Kwame Alexander
0.86 3.99 Letters from Rifka by Karen Hesse
0.859 3.73 The Boundless by Kenneth Oppel
0.858 4.07 Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo
0.855 4.29 Home of the Brave by Katherine Applegate
0.853 3.72 Down the Rabbit Hole by Peter Abrahams
0.852 3.44 What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World by Henry Clark
0.851 4.21 Esperanza Rising by Pam Muñoz Ryan
0.851 4.03 All The Broken Pieces by Ann E. Burg
0.85 4.17 One Beetle Too Many: The Extraordinary Adventures of Charles Darwin by Kathryn Lasky
0.848 4.28 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
0.848 3.96 Space Case by Stuart Gibbs
0.848 4.03 Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt
0.847 3.97 Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins
0.845 3.84 The Tempest (No Fear Shakespeare) by SparkNotes Editors
0.845 4.18 Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes by Mem Fox
0.843 4.3 Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps by Andrea Warren
0.843 4.04 Grandpa's Great Escape by David Walliams
0.842 4.2 The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan
0.84 3.84 Horton Halfpott, or, The Fiendish Mystery of Smugwick Manor, or, The Loosening of M'Lady Luggertuck's Corset by Tom Angleberger
0.837 4.02 The Smuggler's Treasure by Sarah Masters Buckey
0.837 4.22 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Meltdown by Jeff Kinney
0.837 4.32 Beauty by Bill Wallace
0.835 4.05 Hideout (Swindle) by Gordon Korman
0.835 4.32 Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein
0.834 4.34 The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo
0.834 3.97 Masterpiece by Elise Broach
0.833 3.79 Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science by John Fleischman
0.832 4.09 Waiting for Normal by Leslie Connor
0.827 4.02 The Eyeball Collector by F.E. Higgins
0.826 4.09 The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
0.826 3.96 Stanford Wong Flunks Big Time by Lisa Yee
0.826 4.14 Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World by Sy Montgomery
0.825 4.03 Hold Fast by Blue Balliett
0.823 4.04 Who Was Ben Franklin? by Dennis Brindell Fradin
0.822 3.61 Juliet Dove, Queen of Love by Bruce Coville
0.818 3.93 To Dance: A Ballerina's Graphic Novel by Siena Cherson Siegel
0.818 3.96 Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko
0.817 4.16 The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.815 4.3 Revolution by Deborah Wiles
0.814 4.17 The Wild Robot Escapes by Peter Brown
0.813 4.16 Who was Harriet Tubman? by Yona Zeldis McDonough
0.813 4.27 Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
0.811 4.04 Peter and the Sword of Mercy by Dave Barry
0.811 3.6 Alice in Rapture, Sort Of by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
0.807 4.38 My Name Is Jorge: On Both Sides of the River by Jane Medina
0.807 3.67 The Mummy, the Will, and the Crypt by John Bellairs
0.806 4.18 The Candymakers by Wendy Mass
0.805 3.98 Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper
0.805 4.03 Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate
0.803 3.69 Alice in April by Phyllis Reynolds Naylor
0.803 4.16 The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
0.803 3.61 If a Tree Falls at Lunch Period by Gennifer Choldenko
0.8 4.05 Black Elk's Vision: A Lakota Story by S.D. Nelson
0.8 4.18 The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
0.791 4.12 Becoming Naomi León by Pam Muñoz Ryan
0.79 4.26 The Wednesday Wars by Gary D. Schmidt
0.79 3.95 Breaking Stalin's Nose by Eugene Yelchin
0.788 4.03 Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee
0.787 4.1 The Red Pencil by Andrea Davis Pinkney
0.785 4.26 Who Was Walt Disney? by Whitney Stewart
0.783 4.34 The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate
0.779 4.21 The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights by Steve Sheinkin
0.779 4.23 The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
0.777 3.87 Ungifted by Gordon Korman
0.776 4.04 The Great Wall of Lucy Wu by Wendy Wan Long Shang
0.775 4.26 The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan
0.775 3.91 Greenglass House by Kate Milford
0.774 4.49 Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement (Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor (Awards)) by Carole Boston Weatherford
0.773 4.26 Rules by Cynthia Lord
0.772 3.84 Seesaw Girl by Linda Sue Park
0.769 3.94 Absolutely Almost by Lisa Graff
0.767 4.01 The Freedom Maze by Delia Sherman
0.762 4.07 Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane by Suzanne Collins
0.758 3.98 Rump: The True Story of Rumplestiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff
0.755 4.15 Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
0.753 4.05 Blizzard of Glass: The Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker
0.747 3.83 The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
0.746 3.61 The Kite Fighters by Linda Sue Park
0.745 3.66 Junonia by Kevin Henkes
0.744 4.02 Volcano: The Eruption and Healing of Mount St. Helens by Patricia Lauber
0.74 4.14 Someone Named Eva by Joan M. Wolf
0.74 3.13 Park's Quest by Katherine Paterson
0.734 3.54 A Foot in the Mouth: Poems to Speak, Sing and Shout by Paul B. Janeczko
0.732 4.25 Sugar by Jewell Parker Rhodes
0.729 4.12 Eleanor Roosevelt: A Life of Discovery by Russell Freedman
0.728 4.33 Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin
0.727 3.76 You Can't Eat Your Chicken Pox, Amber Brown by Paula Danziger
0.725 3.85 The Dark-Thirty: Southern Tales of the Supernatural by Patricia C. Mckissack
0.723 4.09 Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math by Danica McKellar
0.719 4.25 Handel, Who Knew What He Liked by M. T. Anderson
0.718 3.99 Rhyme Schemer by K. A. Holt
0.717 3.78 Dogs of War by Sheila Keenan
0.709 3.99 The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands
0.707 4.26 Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot" by Michael O. Tunnell
0.704 4.14 Words in the Dust by Trent Reedy
0.702 4.51 14 Cows for America by Carmen Agra Deedy
0.702 3.88 Poseidon: Earth Shaker by George O'Connor
0.7 4.22 Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin
0.7 4.32 Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
0.697 3.67 Capture the Flag by Kate Messner
0.694 4.01 The Accelerati Trilogy Book One Tesla's Attic by Neal Shusterman
0.689 4.42 Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson
0.682 4.37 Unbound: A Novel in Verse by Ann E. Burg
0.681 4.5 Vision of Beauty: The Story of Sarah Breedlove Walker by Kathryn Lasky
0.681 4.14 Lives of Extraordinary Women: Rulers, Rebels (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull
0.676 4.02 Paper Things by Jennifer Richard Jacobson
0.672 4.17 I Lived on Butterfly Hill by Marjorie Agosín
0.663 4.19 Growing Up Pedro: How the Martinez Brothers Made It from the Dominican Republic All the Way to the Major Leagues by Matt Tavares
0.661 4.33 Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph by Roxane Orgill
0.651 4.29 This is Just to Say: Poems of Apology and Forgiveness by Joyce Sidman
0.645 4.25 Children of the Great Depression by Russell Freedman
0.641 4.19 The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern
0.641 4.2 Upside Down in the Middle of Nowhere by Julie T. Lamana
0.631 3.42 The 100-Year-Old Secret by Tracy Barrett
0.629 3.86 The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson
0.629 4.25 As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds
0.588 3.9 Aphrodite: Goddess of Love by George O'Connor
0.585 4.59 The War That Saved My Life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
0.579 4.44 Serafina's Promise by Ann E. Burg
0.564 4.44 My Name is Celia/Me llamo Celia : The Life of Celia Cruz/la vida de Celia Cruz by Monica Brown