Controversial Books for shineyspikeything

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
1.311 3.34 Costume by John Peacock
1.301 3.91 Ed Emberley's Drawing Book of Animals by Ed Emberley
1.256 3.49 Historic Costume in Pictures by Braun & Schneider
1.218 3.59 The Mysterious Island by Tony Abbott
1.195 3.49 The Mystery of Chimney Rock (Choose Your Own Adventure #5) by Edward Packard
1.16 3.57 Journey to the Volcano Palace by Tony Abbott
1.11 3.89 Outside Over There by Maurice Sendak
1.102 3.65 City in the Clouds by Tony Abbott
1.074 3.63 We Are All in the Dumps with Jack and Guy: Two Nursery Rhymes with Pictures by Maurice Sendak
1.058 3.58 The Lost Art of Reading Nature's Signs: Use Outdoor Clues to Find Your Way, Predict the Weather, Locate Water, Track Animals―and Other Forgotten Skills by Tristan Gooley
1.054 3.71 The Invisible Fran by Jim Benton
1.045 3.77 The Secret Life of Squirrels by Nancy Rose
1.04 3.9 Whose Mouse Are You? by Robert Kraus
1.031 3.72 Surprise Island by Gertrude Chandler Warner
1.03 3.25 Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris
1.028 4.06 Victorian Fashions and Costumes from Harper's Bazar, 1867-1898 by Stella Blum
1.015 4.1 Big Dog .. Little Dog by P. D. Eastman
1.012 3.87 White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo
1.008 3.59 Mystery Ranch by Gertrude Chandler Warner
0.999 4.1 Nature Anatomy: The Curious Parts and Pieces of the Natural World by Julia Rothman
0.992 4.11 If I Were in Charge of the World and Other Worries: Poems for Children and their Parents by Judith Viorst
0.991 4.12 The Teddy Bear's Picnic by Jimmy Kennedy
0.988 3.89 The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
0.987 4 The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman
0.976 3.98 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
0.976 4.1 Dr. Seuss's Sleep Book by Dr. Seuss
0.975 4.04 A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
0.974 4.02 National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds: Western Region by Miklos D. F. Udvardy
0.966 4.01 I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! by Dr. Seuss
0.961 3.94 Hop on Pop by Dr. Seuss
0.957 3.42 The Kaisho by Eric Lustbader
0.956 4.03 The Iliad by Homer
0.955 3.75 The Lemonade War (The Lemonade War Series) by Jacqueline Davies
0.955 3.79 The Yellow House Mystery by Gertrude Chandler Warner
0.952 3.81 The Cat in the Hat Comes Back by Dr. Seuss
0.951 4.19 Richard Scarry's What Do People Do All Day? by Richard Scarry
0.95 3.78 An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments by Ali Almossawi
0.947 4.25 The Boy, the Mole, the Fox, and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy
0.942 4.07 Northern Lights by Philip Pullman
0.941 3.79 Dog Man by Dav Pilkey
0.94 4.01 The Trial by Franz Kafka
0.937 3.99 Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls 2 by Francesca Cavallo
0.935 4.23 The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
0.932 4.18 The Care and Keeping of You: The Body Book for Girls by Valorie Schaefer
0.93 4.13 Girls think of everything : stories of ingenious inventions by women by Catherine Thimmesh
0.928 4.2 The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
0.927 3.92 The Discovery of Dragons by Graeme Base
0.927 4.02 Those Darn Squirrels! by Adam Rubin
0.926 4.11 One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish by Dr. Seuss
0.925 4.1 Dr. Seuss's ABC: An Amazing Alphabet Book! by Dr. Seuss
0.924 4.08 The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
0.923 3.84 Mr. Brown Can Moo! Can You? Dr. Seuss's Book of Wonderful Noises by Dr. Seuss
0.918 3.96 How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler by Ryan North
0.917 4.18 Richard Scarry's Best Word Book Ever! by Richard Scarry
0.916 3.45 Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
0.913 3.93 World Mythology: An Anthology of the Great Myths and Epics by Donna Rosenberg
0.91 4.18 A Child's Garden of Verses by Robert Louis Stevenson
0.909 4.07 The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente
0.905 4.1 The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
0.903 4 And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street by Dr. Seuss
0.899 4.33 Arm in Arm: A Collection of Connections, Endless Tales, Reiterations, and Other Echolalia by Remy Charlip
0.897 4.42 Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
0.895 4 Pax by Sara Pennypacker
0.893 4.05 The Subtle Knife by Philip Pullman
0.889 3.96 Driven to Distraction: Recognizing and Coping with Attention Deficit Disorder from Childhood Through Adulthood by Edward M. Hallowell
0.888 4.18 Horton Hears a Who! by Dr. Seuss
0.887 4.2 Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women by Elena Favilli
0.886 3.92 The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle by Shannon Hale
0.882 4.08 The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
0.876 3.99 Pish, Posh, Said Hieronymus Bosch by Nancy Willard
0.875 3.97 Rain School by James Rumford
0.875 4.13 Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
0.875 3.85 The Iliad: A Graphic Novel Adaption by Gareth Hinds
0.875 3.92 Ishi: Last of His Tribe by Theodora Kroeber
0.874 3.96 Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris Riddell
0.873 3.78 Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger
0.873 4.06 The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
0.866 4.18 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling
0.86 4.34 Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
0.859 3.94 Mistakes that Worked: 40 Familiar Inventions and How They Came to Be by Charlotte Jones
0.858 4.17 Stephen Biesty's Cross-Sections: Man-Of-War by Stephen Biesty
0.858 4.07 Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo
0.857 3.75 Frank Was a Monster Who Wanted to Dance by Keith Graves
0.851 4.31 Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss
0.85 4.23 There's No Place Like Space! All About Our Solar System by Tish Rabe
0.85 3.63 Out of the Egg by Tina Matthews
0.85 3.87 Goldilocks and the Three Bears by Jim Aylesworth
0.848 4.13 Dragons Love Tacos by Adam Rubin
0.847 4.32 Little Women / Good Wives / Little Men / Jo's Boys by Louisa May Alcott
0.846 4.26 Stellaluna by Janell Cannon
0.846 4.04 The Táin by Táin author
0.845 4.02 The Odyssey: A Graphic Novel by Gareth Hinds
0.844 4.07 Phoebe and Her Unicorn by Dana Simpson
0.842 3.9 California: A History by Kevin Starr
0.841 3.99 Ottoline Goes to School by Chris Riddell
0.838 3.79 Richard Scarry's Bedtime Stories (Pictureback(R)) by Richard Scarry
0.837 4.02 Thidwick the Big-Hearted Moose by Dr. Seuss
0.837 3.83 Tibetan Peach Pie: A True Account of an Imaginative Life by Tom Robbins
0.837 4.26 Corduroy by Don Freeman
0.834 4.02 20,000 Years of Fashion: The History of Costume and Personal Adornment by François Boucher
0.834 4.36 The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
0.83 4.3 The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch
0.829 4.21 The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
0.826 4.08 The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
0.826 3.99 Razzle Dazzle Unicorn by Dana Simpson
0.826 4.27 One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission That Flew Us to the Moon by Charles Fishman
0.825 3.91 Ivy + Bean by Annie Barrows
0.821 3.78 Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur, Vol. 1: BFF by Amy Reeder
0.82 4.35 The Book with No Pictures by B. J. Novak
0.815 4.09 Mighty Jack by Ben Hatke
0.814 4.55 Beautiful Oops! by Barney Saltzberg
0.813 4.05 The Princess in Black by Shannon Hale
0.813 4.24 Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede
0.81 4.06 Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman
0.809 4.34 The Sneetches and Other Stories by Dr. Seuss
0.807 4.06 Unicorn vs. Goblins by Dana Simpson
0.807 3.8 Tatterhood and Other Tales by Ethel Johnston Phelps
0.805 4.19 The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
0.804 4.26 The Butter Battle Book by Dr. Seuss
0.801 4.22 A Visitor for Bear by Bonny Becker
0.799 3.48 Bad Island by Doug TenNapel
0.796 4.27 She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World by Chelsea Clinton
0.796 3.48 Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy by Chynna Clugston-flores
0.795 4.18 What If?: Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions by Randall Munroe
0.794 4.28 Dragons and Marshmallows by Asia Citro
0.793 3.8 Phoebe and Her Unicorn in the Magic Storm by Dana Simpson
0.793 4.16 Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger
0.793 4.18 The Inquisitor's Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog by Adam Gidwitz
0.792 3.72 In Real Life by Cory Doctorow
0.791 4.39 The Nightmare Before Christmas [book] by Tim Burton
0.788 4.23 It's Perfectly Normal: Changing Bodies, Growing Up, Sex, and Sexual Health (The Family Library) by Robie H. Harris
0.786 3.94 Blood on the River: James Town 1607 by Elisa Carbone
0.786 3.92 The Best Mistake Ever! and Other Stories by Richard Scarry
0.786 3.49 Foiled by Jane Yolen
0.784 4.36 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J. K. Rowling
0.783 4.36 Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty
0.782 4.37 Zen Shorts by Jon J. Muth
0.782 3.78 The Search for the Missing Bones by Eva Moore
0.779 3.97 The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Daniel J. Siegel
0.779 4.41 The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Daywalt
0.778 3.96 Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
0.776 3.69 Primer by Jennifer Muro
0.775 3.91 The Big Book for Peace by Ann Durell
0.774 4.21 Bird Songs: 250 North American Birds in Song by Les Beletsky
0.773 4.43 Escargot by Dashka Slater
0.773 4.19 Tree in the Trail by Holling C. Holling
0.769 4.27 Circe by Madeline Miller
0.768 4.43 The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
0.767 4.25 I Love My New Toy! (An Elephant and Piggie Book) by Mo Willems
0.767 3.93 Pretend Soup and Other Real Recipes: A Cookbook for Preschoolers and Up by Mollie Katzen
0.764 4.32 Leonardo, the Terrible Monster by Mo Willems
0.763 4.07 The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare by Shannon Hale
0.762 3.9 Lunch Walks Among Us by Jim Benton
0.762 4.36 Ronia, the Robber's Daughter by Astrid Lindgren
0.761 4.05 Manners & Mutiny by Gail Carriger
0.76 4.06 The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There by Catherynne M. Valente
0.758 3.99 Lumberjanes Vol. 11: Time After Crime by Kat Leyh
0.755 4.07 Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
0.753 4.21 Me . . . Jane by Patrick McDonnell
0.751 3.94 Lumberjanes Vol. 5: Band Together by Nate Diana Stevenson
0.749 4.02 Cleopatra in Space #1: Target Practice by Mike Maihack
0.742 3.97 The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine by Mark Twain
0.742 4.24 Castle by David Macaulay
0.741 4.12 A Thousand Ships by Natalie Haynes
0.74 4.05 Aesop's Fables: The Classic Edition by Aesop
0.739 4.41 Inside Your Outside: All About the Human Body (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) by Tish Rabe
0.733 3.96 Angel Child, Dragon Child by Michele Maria Surat
0.732 4.39 Are You Ready to Play Outside? by Mo Willems
0.732 3.88 How to Train a Train by Jason Carter Eaton
0.731 4.28 The Return of Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
0.728 3.91 Iron Hearted Violet by Kelly Barnhill
0.727 4.43 Maus I: A Survivor's Tale: My Father Bleeds History by Art Spiegelman
0.726 3.87 Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol
0.726 4.15 Legends of Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
0.725 3.96 The Princess in Black and the Perfect Princess Party by Shannon Hale
0.724 4.42 Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty
0.723 4.09 Math Doesn't Suck: How to Survive Middle School Math by Danica McKellar
0.716 3.87 Giants Beware! by Jorge Aguirre
0.715 4.22 Guts by Raina Telgemeier
0.714 3.95 The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two by Catherynne M. Valente
0.713 3.94 Lumberjanes Vol. 6: Sink or Swim by Shannon Watters
0.712 4.51 Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation by Duncan Tonatiuh
0.711 4.11 P is For Pterodactyl: The Worst Alphabet Book Ever by Raj Haldar
0.711 4.05 How Mirka Met a Meteorite by Barry Deutsch
0.708 4.39 We Don't Eat Our Classmates by Ryan T. Higgins
0.706 4.34 On a Beam of Light: A Story of Albert Einstein by Jennifer Berne
0.705 4.29 White Bird: A Wonder Story by R. J. Palacio
0.703 4.49 Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty
0.698 4.51 Press Here by Hervé Tullet
0.697 4.39 Jabari Jumps by Gaia Cornwall
0.692 4.47 Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga
0.688 4.02 Unicorn Crossing by Dana Simpson
0.684 4.18 Exile by Shannon Messenger
0.681 4.49 The Frank Book by Jim Woodring
0.678 4.41 They Called Us Enemy by George Takei
0.675 3.99 Waistcoats & Weaponry by Gail Carriger
0.675 4.1 Threads of Life: A History of the World Through the Eye of a Needle by Clare Hunter
0.671 4.09 Lumberjanes Vol. 7: A Bird's-Eye View by Shannon Watters
0.665 4.51 Journey by Aaron Becker
0.655 4.52 Now One Foot, Now the Other by Tomie dePaola
0.655 4.5 Period Costume for Stage & Screen: Patterns for Women's Dress 1500-1800 by Jean Hunnisett
0.654 4.04 Found by Salina Yoon
0.648 4.57 Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Fashion in Detail by Avril Hart
0.645 4.44 The Evil Garden by Edward Gorey
0.643 4.27 Leave Me Alone! by Vera Brosgol
0.637 4.44 Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal
0.633 4.32 We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell
0.628 3.81 Billy Twitters and His Blue Whale Problem by Mac Barnett
0.628 4.27 The Girl Who Raced Fairyland All the Way Home by Catherynne M. Valente
0.626 3.85 The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol
0.625 4.6 It's So Amazing!: A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies, and Families (The Family Library) by Robie H. Harris
0.62 4.26 Three Classic Children's Stories: Little Red Riding Hood, Jack the Giant-Killer, and Rumpelstiltskin by James Donnelly
0.619 4.63 I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark by Debbie Levy
0.618 4.11 The Boy Who Lost Fairyland by Catherynne M. Valente
0.611 4.36 The Complete Chi's Sweet Home, Part 1 by Kanata Konami
0.563 4.62 I am Rosa Parks by Brad Meltzer
0.559 3.96 Lumberjanes Vol. 10: Parents' Day (10) by Kat Leyh
0.466 4.62 Nineteenth-Century Fashion in Detail by Lucy Johnston
0.17 4.94 Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd by Janet Arnold