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Twilight is inappropriate for kids, school libraries

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Twilight series are among top 10 most frequently challenged books of 2009

Stephenie Meyer and her bestselling Twilight series has joined the list of most inappropriate books for kids, according to American Library Association (ALA).

ALA’s annual Top Ten Most Frequently Challenged Books list includes those books that must be removed or restricted from libraries or schools because of “content or appropriateness.”

Meyer’s Twilight Saga comes in at #5 this year due to it being “sexually explicit, unsuited to age group, and [having] offensive language.”

Oh really???

Maybe I’m missing something but I’ve never noticed a single “sexually explicit” scene in all the four books of the series. Correct me if I’m wrong.

FYI, Top 10 Most Frequently Challenged Books of 2009 are:

1. ttyl, ttfn, l8r, g8r (series), by Lauren Myracle
Reasons: Nudity, Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language, Unsuited to Age Group, Drugs

2. And Tango Makes Three by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson
Reasons: Homosexuality

3. The Perks of Being A Wallflower, by Stephen Chbosky
Reasons: Homosexuality, Sexually Explicit, Anti-Family, Offensive Language, Religious Viewpoint, Unsuited to Age Group, Drugs, Suicide

4. To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee
Reasons: Racism, Offensive Language, Unsuited to Age Group

5. Twilight (series) by Stephenie Meyer
Reasons: Sexually Explicit, Religious Viewpoint, Unsuited to Age Group

6. Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger
Reasons: Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language, Unsuited to Age Group

7. My Sister’s Keeper, by Jodi Picoult
Reasons: Sexism, Homosexuality, Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language, Religious Viewpoint, Unsuited to Age Group, Drugs, Suicide, Violence

8. The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big, Round Things, by Carolyn Mackler
Reasons: Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language, Unsuited to Age Group

9. The Color Purple, Alice Walker
Reasons: Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language, Unsuited to Age Group

10. The Chocolate War, by Robert Cormier
Reasons: Nudity, Sexually Explicit, Offensive Language, Unsuited to Age Group

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One Response to “Twilight is inappropriate for kids, school libraries”
  1. Rebecca Says:

    The author of Twilight is a Mormon — that has nothing to do with the story. She doesn’t push her religion on anyone! There are no sex scenes at all! Sensual things, yes, but not sex. The “worst” language the books have are “hell” and “damn” and sometimes “a**”. In these days, kids are already saying much worse than that.

    Just because they aren’t pushing sex 24/7 and the author’s religious views doesn’t have anything to do with a religious viewpoint. If they are truly stupid enough to call Twilight sexually explicit, I’d hate to know what sex is in their minds . . . .


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