Controversial Books for libbyshort

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
1.23 3.7 The Harbinger: The Ancient Mystery that Holds the Secret of America's Future by Jonathan Cahn
1.211 3.51 Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Marc Weissbluth
1.174 3.37 Onion John by Joseph Krumgold
1.152 3.67 Duck Soup by Jackie Urbanovic
1.126 3.87 The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Andersen
1.123 3.9 Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life by Byron Katie
1.098 3.52 Arthur's Thanksgiving by Marc Brown
1.083 3.59 Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car by Eileen Christelow
1.08 3.9 Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë
1.053 3.25 Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Caralyn Buehner
1.05 3.96 Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone by Brené Brown
1.029 3.95 Hello, Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty MacDonald
1.023 3.42 Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls by Ann M. Martin
1.015 3.81 All by Myself by Mercer Mayer
1.005 3.67 A Tale of Two Cities [adapted - Great Illustrated Classics] by Charles Dickens
1.005 3.76 Sounder by William H. Armstrong
1.004 3.88 Julie of the Wolves by Jean Craighead George
0.994 3.61 Itchy, Itchy Chicken Pox by Grace Maccarone
0.992 4.06 Poetry for Young People: Robert Frost by Gary D. Schmidt
0.991 3.2 Thomas and the School Trip by Owain Bell
0.988 3.66 The Slave Dancer by Paula Fox
0.988 3.9 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
0.985 3.51 The Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars
0.981 3.86 Arthur's Baby by Marc Brown
0.98 3.84 The Fledgling by Jane Langton
0.978 3.89 The First Dog by Jan Brett
0.976 3.92 I Was So Mad by Mercer Mayer
0.976 3.99 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
0.976 3.85 Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle's Farm by Betty MacDonald
0.969 3.9 Black Beauty: The Autobiography of a Horse by Anna Sewell
0.965 3.72 We're Going on a Leaf Hunt by Steve Metzger
0.965 3.7 The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
0.964 3.98 My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
0.959 3.93 Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
0.957 3.86 The Horse and His Boy by C. S. Lewis
0.956 4.02 Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
0.956 3.88 Heidi by Johanna Spyri
0.956 3.83 Duck at the Door by Jackie Urbanovic
0.949 3.9 Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O'Dell
0.948 3.83 Missing May by Cynthia Rylant
0.948 3.93 The Girl Who Loved Wild Horses by Paul Goble
0.943 4.18 Christmas in the Big Woods (Little House) by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.94 3.8 Purple Cow: Transform Your Business by Being Remarkable by Seth Godin
0.939 3.94 The Lightning Thief: The Graphic Novel by Rick Riordan
0.939 3.87 The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
0.93 4.08 A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter
0.93 4.02 The Treasure by Uri Shulevitz
0.928 3.63 On the Way Home: The Diary of a Trip from South Dakota to Mansfield, Missouri, in 1894 by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.928 3.81 Stuart Little by E. B. White
0.928 4.22 The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
0.927 3.86 Clifford The Small Red Puppy by Norman Bridwell
0.92 4.01 Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
0.918 3.82 Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
0.915 4.15 The Waste Land and Other Poems by T. S. Eliot
0.914 3.71 The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me by Roald Dahl
0.914 4.09 The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
0.911 4.04 Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs by Alan Katz
0.91 3.87 Prince Caspian by C. S. Lewis
0.906 4.04 The Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C. S. Lewis
0.906 4.02 Blaze and the Forest Fire by C. W. Anderson
0.903 3.87 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
0.902 4.26 The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay
0.902 3.81 Seeds of Hope : the Gold Rush Diary of Susanna Fairchild by Kristiana Gregory
0.9 3.73 The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks
0.897 4.04 Fables by Arnold Lobel
0.895 4.17 The Giver by Lois Lowry
0.895 3.96 James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
0.891 3.91 Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl
0.889 4.03 Danny the Champion of the World by Roald Dahl
0.888 4.11 Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.888 3.97 To Be a Slave by Julius Lester
0.887 4.07 Rumpelstiltskin [Retold by Paul O. Zelinsky] by Paul O. Zelinsky
0.885 4.01 Carver: A Life in Poems by Marilyn Nelson
0.885 3.96 Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North (Dear America) by Patricia C. Mckissack
0.884 4.09 These Happy Golden Years by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.882 4.02 In a Dark, Dark Room and Other Scary Stories by Alvin Schwartz
0.882 3.85 If You Take a Mouse to the Movies by Laura Numeroff
0.879 3.84 I Know an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie by Alison Jackson
0.876 3.86 Dreams in the Golden Country: The Diary of Zipporah Feldman, a Jewish Immigrant Girl, New York City, 1903 by Kathryn Lasky
0.875 4.01 A Summer to Die by Lois Lowry
0.875 4.13 Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.872 4.08 The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith
0.871 3.84 Stormy, Misty's Foal by Marguerite Henry
0.866 4.21 Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
0.865 3.86 The Castle in the Attic by Elizabeth Winthrop
0.862 4.35 Today I Feel Silly and Other Moods That Make My Day by Jamie Lee Curtis
0.861 4.02 Boy: Tales of Childhood by Roald Dahl
0.859 4.14 The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
0.855 4.25 The Napping House by Audrey Wood
0.853 4.15 A Mother for Choco by Keiko Kasza
0.846 4.38 To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
0.846 4.12 The BFG by Roald Dahl
0.845 4.32 Anne of Green Gables by L. M. Montgomery
0.844 4.04 By the Shores of Silver Lake by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.843 3.72 Ralph S. Mouse by Beverly Cleary
0.842 4.18 The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm by Jacob Grimm
0.842 4.03 Magic by the Lake by Edward Eager
0.838 4.11 On the Banks of Plum Creek by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.838 3.78 Star in the Forest by Laura Resau
0.837 4.06 Duck on a Bike by David Shannon
0.836 4.3 Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie by Peter Roop
0.836 3.79 The Mostly True Adventures Of Homer P. Figg by Rodman Philbrick
0.834 4.3 Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian
0.831 3.98 Ramona and Her Mother by Beverly Cleary
0.826 4.22 A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
0.825 4.1 Homeless Bird by Gloria Whelan
0.821 4.46 Roxaboxen by Alice McLerran
0.817 4.16 The Long Winter by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.814 4.23 Little Women [abridged - Classic Starts] by Deanna McFadden
0.814 4.21 A Chair for My Mother by Vera B. Williams
0.814 3.88 Woods Runner by Gary Paulsen
0.808 4.2 The Practical Princess, and Other Liberating Fairy Tales by Jay Williams
0.806 3.98 A Baby Sister for Frances by Russell Hoban
0.803 4.16 The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
0.803 4.35 The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn
0.802 3.64 Arthur Meets the President: An Arthur Adventure (Arthur Adventure Series) by Marc Brown
0.8 4.21 Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
0.79 4.36 The Help by Kathryn Stockett
0.773 4.02 There's a Monster in Your Book by Tom Fletcher
0.763 4.12 Grumpy Pants by Claire Messer
0.759 4.29 The Duckling Gets a Cookie!? by Mo Willems
0.757 4.2 The Time Garden by Edward Eager
0.755 3.99 The Family under the Bridge by Natalie Savage Carlson
0.752 4.39 Sherlock Holmes by Arthur Conan Doyle
0.742 4.36 These Is My Words by Nancy E. Turner
0.737 4.05 Skippyjon Jones Cirque de Ole by Judy Schachner
0.709 4.17 Rocket Writes a Story by Tad Hills
0.644 4.35 My Heart Fills with Happiness by Monique Gray Smith
0.636 4.3 Clementine and the Family Meeting by Sara Pennypacker
0.617 3.88 Poetry for Young People: Walt Whitman by Walt Whitman
0.608 4.36 Mama Zooms by Jane Cowen-Fletcher