Controversial Books for NWSLibrary

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
1.143 3.84 Behind My Eyes: Poems by Li-Young Lee
1.079 3.37 Girls on Fire by Robin Wasserman
1.001 3.67 The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
0.987 3.89 Deep and Dark and Dangerous by Mary Downing Hahn
0.976 3.89 This Book Is Gay by Juno Dawson
0.954 3.64 A World Without You by Beth Revis
0.942 4.21 The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
0.933 3.73 All the Lovely Bad Ones by Mary Downing Hahn
0.922 4.14 An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
0.902 3.43 Broken: My Story of Addiction and Redemption by William Cope Moyers
0.899 3.93 Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin
0.885 3.83 Waking Up White, and Finding Myself in the Story of Race by Debby Irving
0.879 4.12 Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria: And Other Conversations About Race by Beverly Daniel Tatum
0.879 3.97 The Memory Book by Lara Avery
0.869 3.58 Dust Girl by Sarah Zettel
0.868 3.68 Georgia Peaches and Other Forbidden Fruit by Jaye Robin Brown
0.858 4 The Amazons: Lives and Legends of Warrior Women across the Ancient World by Adrienne Mayor
0.837 4.04 The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
0.815 4.08 Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke
0.813 4.19 Mosaic of Thought, Second Edition: The Power of Comprehension Strategy Instruction by Ellin Oliver Keene
0.802 3.5 One Child: The Story of China's Most Radical Experiment by Mei Fong
0.786 3.93 Blood on the River: James Town 1607 by Elisa Carbone
0.781 4.16 Secrets of a Civil War Submarine: Solving the Mysteries of the H.L. Hunley by Sally M. Walker
0.771 3.85 Cleopatra's Moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter
0.763 3.79 Sita's Ramayana by Samhita Arni
0.759 3.95 It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living by Dan Savage
0.757 4.4 A Higher Call: An Incredible True Story of Combat and Chivalry in the War-Torn Skies of World War II by Adam Makos
0.752 4.39 Island of Fire by Lisa McMann
0.752 4.42 Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas
0.751 3.94 Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E. K. Johnston
0.729 4.02 Every Falling Star: The True Story of How I Survived and Escaped North Korea by Sungju Lee
0.728 3.98 Sad Animal Facts by Brooke Barker
0.726 4.19 Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom by Lisa Delpit
0.723 4.13 The Invisible Orientation: An Introduction to Asexuality by Julie Sondra Decker
0.698 4.24 Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson
0.697 4.13 Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes
0.666 3.95 Transgender History (Seal Studies) by Susan Stryker
0.642 4.19 Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family by Amy Ellis Nutt
0.583 4.33 York's Adventures with Lewis and Clark: An African-American's Part in the Great Expedition by Rhoda Blumberg
0.511 4.66 March: Book Three by John Lewis