Controversial Books for nijames

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
1.329 3.86 Heartsongs by Mattie J. T. Stepanek
1.317 3.72 Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
1.29 3.68 Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
1.243 3.54 The Clique by Lisi Harrison
1.243 4.12 If... by Sarah Perry
1.223 3.22 The Dangerous Days of Daniel X by James Patterson
1.205 3.65 New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
1.184 3.81 Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
1.181 3.19 Witch & Wizard by James Patterson
1.152 3.6 The Final Warning by James Patterson
1.149 3.54 Chicken Soup for the Soul by Jack Canfield
1.147 3.38 Dangerous Girls by R. L. Stine
1.14 3.57 Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
1.121 3.68 Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul : The Real Deal School by Jack Canfield
1.108 3.76 The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Volume I: The Pox Party by M. T. Anderson
1.1 3.42 Allegiant by Veronica Roth
1.098 3.77 Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
1.097 3.54 The Berenstain Bears' Trouble with Money by Stan Berenstain
1.086 3.55 All That Glitters by V. C. Andrews
1.075 3.68 The Extraordinary Adventures of Alfred Kropp by Rick Yancey
1.069 3.85 The Silmarillion by J. R. R. Tolkien
1.064 3.88 Fang by James Patterson
1.062 3.63 Origin by Jessica Khoury
1.062 3.83 Deep Down Popular by Phoebe Stone
1.056 3.72 Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare
1.056 3.87 The Book of Virtues: A Treasury of Great Moral Stories by William J. Bennett
1.042 3.51 The Last Star by Rick Yancey
1.042 3.88 Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
1.039 3.58 Don't Sweat the Small Stuff--And It's All Small Stuff by Richard Carlson
1.038 3.5 Cut by Patricia McCormick
1.027 3.34 Claudia and Mean Janine by Ann M. Martin
1.027 3.5 Distant Waves by Suzanne Weyn
1.024 3.69 The Program by Suzanne Young
1.024 3.83 Eldest by Christopher Paolini
1.023 3.67 Wringer by Jerry Spinelli
1.023 3.4 Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls by Ann M. Martin
1.021 3.77 Shadows on the Sea by Joan Hiatt Harlow
1.019 3.72 The Time Travelers by Linda Buckley-Archer
1.014 3.64 Pearl in the Mist by V. C. Andrews
1.013 3.85 Gone by Michael Grant
1.012 3.93 Song of the Sparrow by Lisa Ann Sandell
1.011 3.92 Brisingr by Christopher Paolini
1.006 3.9 Curious George by H. A. Rey
1.006 3.7 Encyclopedia Brown Solves Them All by Donald J. Sobol
1.005 4.06 Raina's Story by Lurlene McDaniel
1.003 3.64 Ginger Pye by Eleanor Estes
1.003 3.89 The Berenstain Bears Forget Their Manners by Stan Berenstain
1.001 3.68 The Unwanteds by Lisa McMann
0.997 3.81 A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray
0.996 3.43 Son of a Witch by Gregory Maguire
0.99 3.61 Story Time by Edward Bloor
0.989 3.4 Little Miss Stoneybrook and Dawn by Ann M. Martin
0.988 4.15 Skippyjon Jones by Judy Schachner
0.988 3.46 Summer's Lease by John Mortimer
0.987 3.69 The Dark Hills Divide by Patrick Carman
0.987 4 The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
0.98 3.83 Eighth Grade Bites by Z. Brewer
0.98 3.87 Beautiful Chaos by Kami Garcia
0.98 3.65 Matched by Ally Condie
0.98 3.71 The Essential 55: An Award-Winning Educator's Rules For Discovering the Successful Student in Every Child by Ron Clark
0.978 3.71 Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink
0.976 3.76 Retribution by Jilliane Hoffman
0.973 3.82 Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society by Adeline Yen Mah
0.972 3.42 Reached by Ally Condie
0.971 4.32 The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
0.971 4.12 What's Your Angle, Pythagoras? A Math Adventure by Julie Ellis
0.967 3.67 Requiem by Lauren Oliver
0.967 3.79 Enclave by Ann Aguirre
0.966 4.03 The Sea-Wolf and Other Stories by Jack London
0.964 3.99 My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
0.963 3.8 The Sign of the Beaver by Elizabeth George Speare
0.963 3.9 City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
0.962 3.5 Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire
0.96 3.68 Time Cat: The Remarkable Journeys of Jason and Gareth by Lloyd Alexander
0.959 3.93 Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt
0.959 4.12 The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper
0.958 3.94 Taggerung by Brian Jacques
0.956 4.02 Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
0.955 4.19 Uglies: The Collector's Set (Uglies / Pretties / Specials / Extras) by Scott Westerfeld
0.954 3.78 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
0.954 4 Fablehaven by Brandon Mull
0.954 3.86 Stormbreaker by Anthony Horowitz
0.953 3.7 The Million Dollar Shot by Dan Gutman
0.952 3.77 Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia
0.952 4.15 Pinduli by Janell Cannon
0.951 4.05 The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
0.95 4.13 A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck
0.95 3.84 Magyk by Angie Sage
0.949 3.77 Specials by Scott Westerfeld
0.949 3.74 Fairest by Gail Carson Levine
0.949 3.87 The Wanderer by Sharon Creech
0.949 3.44 Mallory on Strike (Baby-Sitters Club) by Ann M. Martin
0.948 3.83 Missing May by Cynthia Rylant
0.946 3.55 The Ghost at Dawn's House by Ann M. Martin
0.942 4.07 The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
0.941 3.95 Gossamer by Lois Lowry
0.941 3.88 The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
0.941 3.33 The Silver Spoon of Solomon Snow by Kaye Umansky
0.94 3.82 Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde and Other Stories of the Supernatural by Robert Louis Stevenson
0.939 3.87 The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
0.938 3.61 The River by Gary Paulsen
0.938 3.83 Son by Lois Lowry
0.937 3.91 Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke
0.937 4.04 A Redwall Winter's Tale by Brian Jacques
0.937 3.59 The Teachers’ Night before Christmas by Steven Layne
0.934 3.86 Dawn and the Impossible Three [The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel] by Ann M. Martin
0.932 4.11 The Story about Ping by Marjorie Flack
0.931 3.72 Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift
0.931 4.08 Looking for Alaska by John Green
0.93 3.81 The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson
0.93 3.76 One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies
0.929 3.83 Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
0.929 3.94 Child of the Owl by Laurence Yep
0.928 4.1 The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
0.927 4.01 Chicken Soup for the Girl's Soul by Jack Canfield
0.927 3.74 20,000 Leagues under the Sea by Jules Verne
0.927 4.08 Chicken Soup for the Dog Lover's Soul by Jack Canfield
0.927 3.49 M. C. Higgins, the Great by Virginia Hamilton
0.926 4 The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray
0.924 3.75 The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells
0.924 3.86 The Children of Húrin by J. R. R. Tolkien
0.922 3.89 Between by Jessica Warman
0.921 3.67 Mary, Bloody Mary by Carolyn Meyer
0.921 4.24 The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams
0.921 3.8 An Invisible Thread: The True Story of an 11-Year-Old Panhandler, a Busy Sales Executive, and an Unlikely Meeting with Destiny by Laura Schroff
0.921 4.11 Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
0.921 3.98 Olive, the Other Reindeer by J. Otto Seibold
0.921 4.25 Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone by Cindy Neuschwander
0.92 4.01 Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
0.919 3.84 Lone Wolf by Kathryn Lasky
0.918 3.83 Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
0.916 4.16 Just a Dream by Chris Van Allsburg
0.915 3.88 Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer
0.915 3.76 Messenger by Lois Lowry
0.913 3.53 The Black Pearl by Scott O'Dell
0.913 4.1 The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
0.91 4.09 Ella Enchanted by Gail Carson Levine
0.91 3.77 Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
0.909 3.95 Hunger by Michael Grant
0.908 3.89 Incantation by Alice Hoffman
0.906 4.04 Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris
0.906 4.05 City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
0.904 3.93 How Much Is a Million? by David M. Schwartz
0.904 4.09 A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
0.903 3.87 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
0.902 4.01 Homecoming by Cynthia Voigt
0.901 4.12 Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes by Roald Dahl
0.901 3.96 The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
0.901 4.02 Miracle on 49th Street by Mike Lupica
0.899 4.16 City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
0.896 4.1 Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
0.896 4.03 The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare
0.895 3.27 Mary Anne's Bad-Luck Mystery (Baby-Sitters Club) by Ann M. Martin
0.895 4.11 Crocodile Tears by Anthony Horowitz
0.895 4.13 Graceling by Kristin Cashore
0.894 3.53 Kristy's Big Day by Ann M. Martin
0.894 4.01 Point Blank by Anthony Horowitz
0.893 4.06 The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
0.891 3.76 The Hypnotists: Book 1 by Gordon Korman
0.891 3.53 The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells
0.889 3.92 Peeps by Scott Westerfeld
0.887 3.76 Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry
0.886 4.01 The Magic Thief by Sarah Prineas
0.886 3.92 Legend by Marie Lu
0.885 3.91 The Fairy-Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley
0.885 3.96 Physik by Angie Sage
0.884 4.07 Fire by Kristin Cashore
0.882 4.08 The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
0.882 3.86 The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau
0.877 3.7 The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey
0.876 3.9 Spindle's End by Robin McKinley
0.873 4.28 Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi : A Math Adventure by Cindy Neuschwander
0.872 3.41 Kristy's Mystery Admirer (Baby-Sitters Club, No. 38) by Ann M. Martin
0.872 3.97 The Time Paradox by Eoin Colfer
0.87 4.13 Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
0.87 4.3 King Bidgood’s in the Bathtub by Audrey Wood
0.869 4.34 Oh, the Places You'll Go! by Dr. Seuss
0.866 4.21 Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
0.865 4.01 Queste by Angie Sage
0.865 4.14 And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
0.863 4.01 Wolf Brother by Michelle Paver
0.862 3.95 Flyte by Angie Sage
0.862 3.9 Penny from Heaven by Jennifer L. Holm
0.861 4.09 Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
0.859 3.56 Jumping Off Swings by Jo Knowles
0.858 3.79 Jackaroo by Cynthia Voigt
0.855 4.26 The Napping House by Audrey Wood
0.855 4.28 Tuesday by David Wiesner
0.853 4.12 The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer
0.852 3.82 Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne
0.85 3.74 The Sistine Secrets: Michelangelo's Forbidden Messages in the Heart of the Vatican by Benjamin Blech
0.85 4.06 Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
0.849 4.08 Curse of the Blue Tattoo: Being an Account of the Misadventures of Jacky Faber, Midshipman and Fine Lady by L. A. Meyer
0.848 4.3 The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
0.848 4.35 How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss
0.848 4.02 Dicey's Song by Cynthia Voigt
0.847 4.09 Starclimber by Kenneth Oppel
0.846 4.34 The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
0.845 3.99 An American Plague: The True and Terrifying Story of the Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1793 by Jim Murphy
0.844 3.94 The Thirteen Treasures by Michelle Harrison
0.842 4.04 Pictures of Hollis Woods by Patricia Reilly Giff
0.841 3.36 The Pale Assassin by Patricia Elliott
0.841 3.89 The Seer of Shadows by Avi
0.84 4.36 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
0.84 4.01 Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
0.839 4.27 Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
0.839 3.68 Under the Black Flag: The Romance and the Reality of Life Among the Pirates by David Cordingly
0.837 4.27 Corduroy by Don Freeman
0.836 3.99 The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury
0.836 4.27 Holes by Andrew Davis
0.836 4.09 Ninth Grade Slays by Z. Brewer
0.836 4.19 Monday's Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson
0.835 4.32 Where the Sidewalk Ends: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein
0.834 4.31 A Light in the Attic: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein
0.834 3.73 Monument 14: Sky on Fire (Monument 14 Series) by Emmy Laybourne
0.833 4.08 The Devil's Arithmetic by Jane Yolen
0.833 3.91 Greenwitch by Susan Cooper
0.829 3.59 Dogsong by Gary Paulsen
0.829 4.1 Wrath of the Bloodeye by Joseph Delaney
0.829 4.06 Is Your Mama a Llama? by Deborah Guarino
0.827 4.13 Champion by Marie Lu
0.826 4.03 Prodigy by Marie Lu
0.825 4.09 Cages by Peg Kehret
0.821 4.13 The Grey King by Susan Cooper
0.821 4.16 Airborn by Kenneth Oppel
0.821 4.25 Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard
0.818 4.25 Falling Up: Poems and Drawings by Shel Silverstein
0.815 4.09 Lincoln: A Photobiography by Russell Freedman
0.813 3.84 Birthmarked by Caragh M. O'Brien
0.812 4 Syren by Angie Sage
0.81 4.05 Attack of the Fiend by Joseph Delaney
0.809 4.42 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J. K. Rowling
0.808 4.23 Skybreaker by Kenneth Oppel
0.807 4.32 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith
0.806 4.12 Hachiko Waits by Lesléa Newman
0.806 3.89 Island Boy by Barbara Cooney
0.806 3.68 Seventeen Against the Dealer by Cynthia Voigt
0.805 4.09 Now I Rise by Kiersten White
0.805 4.06 Encyclopedia Brown Sets the Pace by Donald J. Sobol
0.805 4.22 Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes by Langston Hughes
0.803 4.16 The Titan's Curse by Rick Riordan
0.802 4.27 The Fall of the Templar by Derek Benz
0.801 4.03 Night of the Soul Stealer by Joseph Delaney
0.8 4.18 The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
0.794 4.28 Great Joy by Kate DiCamillo
0.793 4.36 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J. K. Rowling
0.792 3.27 Jessi's Gold Medal (Baby-Sitters Club, 55) by Ann M. Martin
0.792 4.19 Rise of the Evening Star by Brandon Mull
0.779 4.23 The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
0.772 3.95 Stealing Freedom by Elisa Carbone
0.77 4.26 Grip of the Shadow Plague by Brandon Mull
0.77 3.43 3 Willows: The Sisterhood Grows by Ann Brashares
0.77 3.98 Miss Spider's Wedding by David Kirk
0.767 4.23 In the Belly of the Bloodhound: Being an Account of a Particularly Peculiar Adventure in the Life of Jacky Faber by L. A. Meyer
0.766 4.27 Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
0.766 4.18 The Burning Bridge by John Flanagan
0.766 4.36 First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg
0.765 3.87 Sojourn, Vol. 1: From The Ashes by Ron Marz
0.762 3.78 Journey Cake, Ho! by Ruth Sawyer
0.762 4.35 The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan
0.762 4.27 Under The Jolly Roger: Being an Account of the Further Nautical Adventures of Jacky Faber by L. A. Meyer
0.758 4.1 A Friendship for Today by Patricia C. Mckissack
0.755 4.16 So You Want to Be an Inventor? by Judith St. George
0.752 4.2 I Have Lived a Thousand Years: Growing up in the Holocaust by Livia Bitton-Jackson
0.75 4.46 Stand Tall, Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell
0.738 4.26 The Cats in Krasinski Square by Karen Hesse
0.733 4.04 The Sea of Monsters: Graphic Novel by Rick Riordan
0.728 3.7 Zeroes by Scott Westerfeld
0.724 4.4 Heckedy Peg by Audrey Wood
0.722 4.49 A Street Through Time by Anne Millard
0.706 4.03 The Secret Science Project That Almost Ate the School (Paula Wiseman Books) by Judy Sierra
0.683 4.5 The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds
0.669 4.4 Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary by Brandon Mull
0.668 4.53 Hana's Suitcase by Karen Levine
0.642 3.94 Flygirl by Sherri L. Smith