Banned Book Week

September 25-October 2, 2010

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Twilight Series


Banned in Austrilia for primary school students because the series is too racy. Librarians have stripped the books from shelves in some junior schools because they believe the content is too sexual and goes against religious beliefs. They have even asked parents not to let kids bring their own copies of Stephanies Meyer's smash hit novels - which explore the stormy love affair between a teenage girl and a vampire - to school.


Removed from, but later reinstated in the middle school libraries of the Capistrano (CA) Unified School District. The books were initially ordered removed by the district's instructional materials specialist who ordered that the books be moved from middle school to high school collections. That order was rescinded and the books remain in the middle school libraries. Challenged at the Brockbank Junior High in Magna (UT) by a parent over sexual contednt in the author's fourth novel, Breaking Dawn.

Held at Marshall University (Drinko Library - Juvenile Collection).

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