Controversial Books for alynnelorenz

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
1.232 3.43 Read to Your Bunny by Rosemary Wells
1.223 3.27 Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James
1.206 4.03 Ulysses by James Joyce
1.153 3.06 Portrait of a Killer: Jack the Ripper -- Case Closed by Patricia Cornwell
1.139 4.12 Old Turtle by Douglas Wood
1.123 3.92 Ishmael by Daniel Quinn
1.109 3.6 Steel Crow Saga by Paul Krueger
1.097 4.01 Little, Big by John Crowley
1.078 3.71 I Want to Be an Astronaut by Byron Barton
1.078 3.85 Tillie and the Wall by Leo Lionni
1.076 4.09 Monkey with a Tool Belt by Chris Monroe
1.076 3.45 The Magicians by Lev Grossman
1.067 3.25 Fury by Salman Rushdie
1.058 3.93 In the Night Kitchen by Maurice Sendak
1.053 3.8 The Gunslinger by Stephen King
1.045 3.93 The Ballad of the Pirate Queens by Jane Yolen
1.045 3.95 Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
1.039 3.74 The Funny Little Woman by Arlene Mosel
1.037 3.76 The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
1.024 4.02 The Easy-to-Read Little Engine that Could by Watty Piper
1.02 3.77 The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition to the Sacred Feminine by Sue Monk Kidd
1.019 3.92 Eric Carle's Animals Animals by Eric Carle
1.019 4.07 The Color Kittens by Margaret Wise Brown
1.015 3.95 The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
1.013 3.5 Parade by Donald Crews
1.012 3.81 Beowulf by Seamus Heaney
1.01 4.18 One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
1.008 4.34 Me First by Helen Lester
1.007 4.03 What Narcissism Means to Me: Poems by Tony Hoagland
1.005 3.62 Have You Seen My Duckling? by Nancy Tafuri
1.004 3.97 The Poky Little Puppy by Janette Sebring Lowrey
1.003 4.02 Possession: A Romance by A. S. Byatt
1 3.74 Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present by Charlotte Zolotow
0.998 3.84 The Foot Book: Dr. Seuss's Wacky Book of Opposites by Dr. Seuss
0.997 3.94 Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
0.996 4.03 Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
0.992 4.05 Midnight's Children by Salman Rushdie
0.991 3.98 The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson
0.99 4.01 Home for a Bunny (Little Golden Book) by Margaret Wise Brown
0.99 3.76 Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown
0.989 3.77 The Greedy Python by Richard Buckley
0.985 3.91 If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Numeroff
0.982 4.04 Where Is the Green Sheep? by Mem Fox
0.982 3.89 The Passage by Justin Cronin
0.979 3.36 The Altogether Unexpected Disappearance of Atticus Craftsman: A Novel by Mamen Sánchez
0.978 3.93 Atonement by Ian McEwan
0.976 3.97 Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
0.976 4.11 Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss
0.975 3.72 Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr
0.973 3.63 Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell, and Know by Alexandra Horowitz
0.972 3.75 The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi
0.971 4.31 The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
0.967 4.16 Go, Dog. Go! by P. D. Eastman
0.967 3.89 There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly by Pam Adams
0.966 3.41 The Forgotten Girls (Louise Rick series) by Sara Blaedel
0.966 4.01 The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan
0.964 3.63 The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro
0.961 3.61 The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin
0.961 3.62 The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror by Daniel M. Lavery
0.96 4.17 The Waste Land, Prufrock and Other Poems (Dover Thrift Editions) by T. S. Eliot
0.958 3.96 The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
0.958 3.74 Sweethearts by Sara Zarr
0.957 3.71 Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
0.956 3.68 The Sudden Appearance of Hope by Claire North
0.956 3.8 Lord of Chaos by Robert Jordan
0.955 4.13 Jamberry by Bruce Degen
0.953 3.94 A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr.
0.953 3.81 Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
0.952 4.05 The Grouchy Ladybug by Eric Carle
0.951 4.05 Perdido Street Station by China Miéville
0.95 4.04 Papa, Please Get the Moon for Me by Eric Carle
0.949 3.52 Meddling Kids by Edgar Cantero
0.946 4 The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
0.944 3.98 The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough
0.942 3.75 Snip Snap!: What's That? by Mara Bergman
0.941 3.66 Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes
0.94 4.01 Stone Soup by Ann McGovern
0.94 3.78 Slowly, Slowly, Slowly, Said the Sloth by Eric Carle
0.94 3.87 Embassytown by China Miéville
0.938 3.76 The First Four Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.937 3.55 Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
0.935 3.83 The Fires of Heaven by Robert Jordan
0.934 3.98 A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin
0.933 4.02 Brave Irene by William Steig
0.933 3.83 The Dust of 100 Dogs by A. S. King
0.932 3.8 Beat the Reaper by Josh Bazell
0.932 4 Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
0.932 3.94 Milo's Hat Trick by Jon Agee
0.932 3.94 The Shadow Rising by Robert Jordan
0.93 4.02 Little Bear by Else Holmelund Minarik
0.929 4.23 On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
0.928 4.21 The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
0.927 3.97 Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
0.926 3.83 The French Lieutenant's Woman by John Fowles
0.926 4.12 One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
0.925 3.64 Rex Libris, Vol. 1: I, Librarian by James Turner
0.925 4.1 Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book! by Dr. Seuss
0.921 3.95 All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
0.921 3.8 Tailchaser's Song by Tad Williams
0.921 3.58 Acceptance by Jeff VanderMeer
0.921 3.73 No Quarter by Tanya Huff
0.918 3.93 Norman the Doorman by Don Freeman
0.916 4.18 Hyperion by Dan Simmons
0.915 3.92 Lion Lessons by Jon Agee
0.913 4.2 The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales by Jon Scieszka
0.913 4.15 Jabberwocky by Lewis Carroll
0.911 3.39 Penguins, Penguins, Everywhere! by Bob Barner
0.91 3.8 We Ride Upon Sticks by Quan Barry
0.91 4.12 Caps for Sale: A Tale of a Peddler, Some Monkeys and Their Monkey Business by Esphyr Slobodkina
0.907 3.91 Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins
0.906 3.94 Fix-It Duck by Jez Alborough
0.905 3.97 Ellington Was Not a Street by Ntozake Shange
0.904 4.01 The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle
0.903 4.22 We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen
0.902 4.21 Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
0.901 4.2 Love That Dog by Sharon Creech
0.901 4.14 Seven Blind Mice by Ed Young
0.9 3.63 The Umbrella Academy Volume 1: Apocalypse Suite by Gerard Way
0.9 3.87 Relic by Douglas Preston
0.9 3.88 Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin by Lloyd Moss
0.898 3.55 Authority by Jeff VanderMeer
0.898 4.01 The Tawny Scrawny Lion by Kathryn Jackson
0.897 4.2 Science Verse by Jon Scieszka
0.897 3.9 Duck in the Truck by Jez Alborough
0.897 3.51 Dancing Feet! by Lindsey Craig
0.896 3.89 Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
0.896 3.99 The Dragon Reborn by Robert Jordan
0.895 4.04 Farmer Boy by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.895 4.16 Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney
0.893 4.08 The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
0.893 4.09 The Day Jimmy's Boa Ate the Wash by Trinka Hakes Noble
0.892 3.95 The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly
0.892 3.81 Sing the Four Quarters by Tanya Huff
0.892 4 The Great Hunt by Robert Jordan
0.891 4.2 Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey
0.891 4.1 Metamorphoses [in translation] by Ovid
0.891 4 Mouse Paint by Ellen Stoll Walsh
0.89 3.59 The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
0.888 4.1 Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.888 4.14 The Pain and the Great One by Judy Blume
0.888 4.17 The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
0.887 4.04 Rapunzel [Retold by Paul O. Zelinsky] by Paul O. Zelinsky
0.885 3.49 The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory
0.884 4.09 These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.883 4.14 Frederick by Leo Lionni
0.883 4.16 Chicken Soup with Rice: A Book of Months by Maurice Sendak
0.882 4.02 In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz
0.882 3.95 The Diving Bell and the Butterfly: A Memoir of Life in Death by Jean-Dominique Bauby
0.882 4.15 A Little Book of Sloth by Lucy Cooke
0.882 3.89 As Simple As Snow by Gregory Galloway
0.881 3.52 The Project by Courtney Summers
0.88 4.15 Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
0.879 4.06 Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
0.879 4.08 Blankets by Craig Thompson
0.879 3.94 The Librarian from the Black Lagoon by Mike Thaler
0.878 4.21 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
0.877 4.03 No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
0.875 4.14 The Hallo-Wiener by Dav Pilkey
0.875 4.05 A House Is a House for Me by Mary Ann Hoberman
0.875 4.13 Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.873 3.43 Genuine Fraud by E. Lockhart
0.871 4.06 The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
0.87 4.12 Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
0.868 3.95 Ten Apples Up On Top! by Theo LeSieg
0.868 4.27 Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey
0.867 4.17 Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans
0.867 3.6 The Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson
0.866 4.19 The Pigeon Wants a Puppy! by Mo Willems
0.866 4.18 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.865 4.02 The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden
0.865 4.15 Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life by Anne Lamott
0.863 3.94 The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
0.862 4.5 I am Jane Goodall by Brad Meltzer
0.861 4.29 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Book 1) by J. K. Rowling
0.86 4.34 Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
0.858 4.15 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
0.857 4.06 Meet Wild Boars by Meg Rosoff
0.856 4.21 My No No No Day by Rebecca Patterson
0.856 4.04 Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats
0.855 4.05 We Are Okay by Nina LaCour
0.855 4.28 Tuesday by David Wiesner
0.855 4.21 Olivia by Ian Falconer
0.854 3.65 Chu's Day by Neil Gaiman
0.853 4.01 The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin
0.853 3.88 Marvel 1602 by Neil Gaiman
0.853 4.18 Snowflake Bentley by Jacqueline Briggs Martin
0.852 4.27 The Princess Bride by William Goldman
0.851 4.01 Town Mouse, Country Mouse by Jan Brett
0.851 4.32 Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
0.851 4.02 The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton
0.85 4.06 Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
0.85 3.96 The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
0.85 3.75 The Shy Little Kitten by Cathleen Schurr
0.848 3.8 The Unwritten Vol. 01: Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity by Mike Carey
0.848 4.22 Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
0.848 4.28 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J. K. Rowling
0.847 3.73 Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami
0.846 3.82 Equal Rites by Terry Pratchett
0.844 4.05 By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.844 4.13 In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
0.843 4.27 The Little Mouse, The Red Ripe Strawberry, and The Big Hungry Bear by Audrey Wood
0.843 4.09 Bringing the Rain to Kapiti Plain: A Nandi Tale by Verna Aardema
0.843 4.25 Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
0.841 3.66 All Fall Down by Ally Carter
0.841 4.18 I'm Still Here in the Bathtub: Brand New Silly Dilly Songs by Alan Katz
0.841 3.65 The Quartered Sea by Tanya Huff
0.84 4.36 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
0.84 4.13 Pirateology: The Pirate Hunter's Companion (Ologies) by Captain William Lubber
0.84 3.62 Monster by A. Lee Martinez
0.839 4.26 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
0.839 4.11 The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
0.838 4.11 On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.838 4.28 Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae
0.837 4.26 Corduroy by Don Freeman
0.837 4.03 Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell
0.837 3.61 The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan
0.837 3.66 The Boy of the Three-Year Nap by Dianne Snyder
0.836 4.18 Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett
0.835 4.02 Tea Party Rules by Ame Dyckman
0.835 4.13 Little Town on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.835 3.41 Unholy Night by Seth Grahame-Smith
0.834 4.01 Wyrd Sisters by Terry Pratchett
0.834 4.03 Steal Like an Artist: 10 Things Nobody Told You about Being Creative by Austin Kleon
0.833 3.62 Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
0.83 4.24 Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes
0.828 3.96 The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
0.824 4.34 I Ain't Gonna Paint No More! by Karen Beaumont
0.824 4.04 Blacktop Wasteland by S.A. Cosby
0.824 4.09 Giggle, Giggle, Quack by Doreen Cronin
0.823 4.08 The Stray Dog by Marc Simont
0.821 3.8 Fifth Quarter by Tanya Huff
0.821 4.25 Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard
0.82 4.36 The Book with No Pictures by B. J. Novak
0.82 3.91 King Jack and the Dragon by Peter Bently
0.819 3.83 The Case of the Missing Marquess by Nancy Springer
0.818 4.03 Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
0.818 4.04 The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich
0.817 4.16 The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.815 4.27 The Hero of Ages by Brandon Sanderson
0.81 3.89 The Ladies of Grace Adieu and Other Stories by Susanna Clarke
0.81 3.96 My Best Friend's Exorcism by Grady Hendrix
0.809 4.42 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
0.805 4.26 Creepy Carrots! by Aaron Reynolds
0.805 3.99 Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn
0.803 4.34 This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen
0.801 4.11 Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker
0.801 3.82 You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have to Explain by Phoebe Robinson
0.798 4.03 I Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga
0.795 4.27 The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog! by Mo Willems
0.795 3.99 Whiskey When We're Dry by John Larison
0.795 3.9 Changeless by Gail Carriger
0.795 3.98 In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
0.794 3.96 Lenny & Lucy by Philip C. Stead
0.793 4.36 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
0.792 4.12 Mouse Mess by Linnea Asplind Riley
0.792 4.28 Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson
0.792 3.89 Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All by Laura Ruby
0.79 4.24 Julia's House for Lost Creatures by Ben Hatke
0.789 4.31 The Princess and the Pony by Kate Beaton
0.788 3.91 The Foolish Tortoise by Richard Buckley
0.788 4.23 Llama Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney
0.785 3.94 The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich
0.784 4.36 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
0.782 4.39 I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
0.781 4.54 The Frog and Toad Collection Box Set by Arnold Lobel
0.78 4.06 Olivia Saves the Circus by Ian Falconer
0.779 4 Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore
0.779 4.21 Abhorsen by Garth Nix
0.777 3.76 Letters from Yellowstone by Diane Smith
0.777 3.95 The Keeper of Lost Causes by Jussi Adler-Olsen
0.776 3.55 RASL, Vol. 1: The Drift by Jeff Smith
0.771 3.84 Down by the Bay by Raffi
0.77 4.36 A Sick Day for Amos McGee by Philip C. Stead
0.769 4.4 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J. K. Rowling
0.768 4.42 The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
0.767 3.57 The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer
0.764 4.36 Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson
0.763 4.08 Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
0.76 4.09 Y: The Last Man Vol. 04: Safeword by Brian K. Vaughan
0.758 4.26 Extra Yarn by Mac Barnett
0.755 4.21 Picture This: How Pictures Work by Molly Bang
0.753 4.37 Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes
0.752 4.08 Y: The Last Man Vol. 07: Paper Dolls by Brian K. Vaughan
0.752 4.04 Y: The Last Man Vol. 06: Girl on Girl by Brian K. Vaughan
0.75 4.13 Behemoth by Scott Westerfeld
0.75 4.26 Slinky Malinki Catflaps by Lynley Dodd
0.748 3.7 The Boy Who Cried Ninja by Alex Latimer
0.745 4.5 Winnie-the-Pooh / The House at Pooh Corner by A. A. Milne
0.739 4.08 Y: The Last Man Vol. 02: Cycles by Brian K. Vaughan
0.737 3.83 I Love Bugs! by Emma Dodd
0.736 4.17 Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat by Gwen Cooper
0.735 4.02 Otto the Book Bear by Katie Cleminson
0.731 4.17 The Wolf, the Duck, and the Mouse by Mac Barnett
0.723 3.88 The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family by Josh Hanagarne
0.722 4.22 Star Stuff: Carl Sagan and the Mysteries of the Cosmos by Stephanie Roth Sisson
0.722 4.09 Y: The Last Man Vol. 03: One Small Step by Brian K. Vaughan
0.721 3.97 Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman
0.72 4.13 Y: The Last Man Vol. 05: Ring of Truth by Brian K. Vaughan
0.716 4.35 The forager's harvest : a guide to identifying, harvesting, and preparing edible wild plants by Samuel Thayer
0.714 3.65 Leave No Trace: A Novel by Mindy Mejia
0.697 3.84 A God Somewhere by John Arcudi
0.693 4.02 The Unwritten Vol. 02: Inside Man by Mike Carey
0.691 4.07 The Doghouse by Jan Thomas
0.691 4.17 Bunny's Book Club by Annie Silvestro
0.679 4.47 Pokko and the Drum by Matthew Forsythe
0.659 4.35 Tanka Tanka Skunk! by Steve Webb
0.658 2.93 Love and Miss Communication: A Novel by Elyssa Friedland
0.648 4.37 Moo! by David LaRochelle
0.603 4.11 You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins
0.576 4.48 Birds of North America (Peterson Field Guides) by Roger Tory Peterson
0.526 4.65 Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner's Guide: 33 Healing Herbs to Know, Grow, and Use by Rosemary Gladstar