Twilight books

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Date: 2008

Region: Books

Subject: Category:Censorship in Schools

Medium: Literature


Book: The Twilight Series by Stephanie Meyer

Confronting Bodies: San Juan Capistrano School District

Dates of Action: September 2008

Location: United States

Reason For Censorship: Twilight books by author Stephanie Meyer were breifly banned from middle schools in the San Juan Capistrano School district because they posessed themes that were too mature for middle school students including violence, sexual and occult references

The Incident: The school district briefly banned the series from their libraries instructing all books to be sent to High Schools where they would be more appropriate.

Results of Incident: The decision was revoked when it was not well received.

Source: Orange County Register [[1]]