In the twilight series, werewolves are the descendants of the quileute tribe, a nation of native americans that have the ability to transform into wolves. While she is very mature for her age, i dont feel she would benefit from any of the introduction to the sexual content in this book. Twilight 2008 parental guide is this movie suitable. Twilight age rating twilight movie 2008 restriction. In short, the twilight series makes for some great bonding time with your girls. My daughter and i both have read this series and saw the movie. Twilight 2008 movie age rating in the uk, us, canada, ireland, switzerland, and overseas. Although meyer admits that titling the first book was a struggle, her choice seems appropriate. They are probably not appropriate for children under 10 i partially agree.
Stephenie meyers writing is very tasteful, and although she eludes to sexual behavior in the last book, she doesnt go into detail. Bottom line i recommend the books to anyone over the age of 12. Aug 11, 2018 twilight, the first in the series, is the addictive story of two teenagers bella, a regular girl, and edward, a perfect gentleman, and a vampire. Are the twilight books age appropriate for your child. I was, therefore, very excited to see what the movie based off this book would be like. The twilight series is a series of books for teenagers and young adults written by american author, stephenie meyer thats her in the photo below the books have been incredibly popular with teen girls and even with teen boys since the first book, twilight appeared in 2005. The series contains strong elements of classical horror and fantasy, including werewolves. The book is long, and wordy, but the storyline is compelling with well drawn and distinct characters. Aug 03, 2008 twilight is very age appropriate for an eleven year old. Twilight, what is the appropriate age range for the stephenie. I started a book quite awhile ago that was in the ya group but it had a lot of f words and sex. Introduced in 2005 with the first novel in the series, twilight, it was immediately met by wide critical and commercial success.
I read a lot of ya fiction and you can not assume that because its in that category that its appropriate. Edward cullen turns out to be a vampire, from a family of vampire that only feed on animal blood. I think the reading level needs to be higher though on here. The twilight saga collection by stephenie meyer, hardcover. I think the age appropriateness of the series depends more on maturity and if your parents approve of you reading.
It is the first book in the twilight series, and introduces seventeenyearold isabella bella swan, who moves from phoenix, arizona to forks, washington. No this book is not appropriate for a 10 12 year old. My friends daughter who is 11 wants to read the twilight book. Parents concerns about the hunger games center around violence. Twilight novel series twilight is a series of four vampirethemed fantasy romance novels by american author stephenie meyer. Nov 21, 2008 positive about half a year ago i heard a radio program about a book series that was being called the next harry potter. The last 756 pages in 3 days and i finished the entire twilight series. Released annually from 2005 through 2008, the four books chart the later teen years of isabella bella swan, a girl who moves to forks, washington, and falls in love with a 104yearold vampire named edward cullen. I would only allow them to read twilight and new moon if theyre under 10.
I havent been on for awhile and have just returned. The age range reflects readability and not necessarily content appropriateness. Mar 21, 20 that said the target audience is clearly that of a preteen to teenage market and although twilight has many shortcomings the inherent appeal of a forbidden vampire love story may well prove compelling enough for those who want to watch this movie to be able to overlook the fact that, when broken down, very little actually happens in twilight. Mar 30, 2012 this is a hot topic among parents of the upper elementary set and its gotten even hotter since the movie version of hunger games came out.
Nov 14, 2009 twilight, what is the appropriate age range for the stephenie meyer series. I would only allow them to read twilight and new moon if. Jan 24, 2009 well mortal the book twilight if your reffering to just the first book is completely appropriate for a 10 year old. An eclipse novella, makes the perfect gift for fans of the bestselling vampire love story. This is the kind of problem that makes parents of my generation feel ancient and overprotective. It feels somehow both quaint and pathologically up to date for my wife and i to be devoting any serious thought at all to the question of whether to allow our 12yearold daughter to read stephenie meyers twilight books. Twilight book series from the first time bella swan glimpsed edward cullen, millions of fans were hooked on author stephenie meyer s vampire romance saga.
There is nothing in there that you would not understand or sexually be inappropriate for you. I generally proofread, but likely would have thought this wizard of oz tale tame. Dec 14, 2008 comments from kids about the twilight series. I personally think twilight and all the other series are books made for young adults 16 and up or adults period. What age was bella when she last spent a summer in forks. The books, twilight, new moon, eclipse, and breaking dawn, were all made into. Twilight what age is too young to read this series. From the first time bella swan glimpsed edward cullen, millions of fans were hooked on author stephenie meyers vampire romance saga. See top picks for your kid in common sense media plus. Dec 17, 2008 twilight and the rest of the series is absolutely fabulous in my opinion, and if you are looking for a not gory, graphic, or inappropriate book for teens, twilight is the way to go. Vampires have always been popular in the media, but now it seems like the bloodsucking creatures are everywhere you turn. As far as horror goes, there is nothing extremely grisly, mostly just suspense and surprise.
Jun 20, 2012 i agree with you kathy, twilight is an amazing book series and i love it, along with millions of other readers. Twilight is the time right before the sun sets and the moon rises the time vampires feel the safest. Released between 2005 and 2008, the four books depict isabella bella swan, a girl who falls in love with the alluring vampire edward cullen. The book has a lot of it, and it is graphic at times. Producers often use a book as a springboard for a movie idea or to earn a specific rating. Should i let my 12yearold daughter read the twilight books. Twilight is a series of four vampirethemed fantasy romance novels by american author stephenie meyer. Because of this, a movie may differ from the novel. One mother said her rule of thumb is that a book is most appropriate for a child or teen who is no more than three years younger than the main character. I dont think it is appropriate for 12 year old girls. Find twilight movie parental guidance and parental appropriate here. I would recommend this series for girls ages and up, simply because the themes of. I thought the twilight series was perfect, i loved all the characters and what they stood for. I explain that when books are age appropriate, of course our children.
This is the type of book you might read in just a few sittings, becoming engrossed in its fantastical world and oblivious to your physical surroundings. My 10 year old daughter has recently asked that i get this book for her to read. To make sure young eyes arent peeping at overly scary scenes, weve provided a list of age appropriate vampire books, tv shows, and movies. I have read the book and when my almosttenyear old daughter asked if she could read it, i said yes enthusiastically. I love the twilight series but i agree with the people who suggest 14. Twilight stylized as twilight is a 2005 young adult vampireromance novel by author stephenie meyer. I would recommend this series for girls ages and up, simply because the themes of love, physical involvement, and violence are more suitable for teens than for tweens. Should i let my 12yearold daughter read the twilight. Nov 20, 2019 the book series by stephenie meyer and the movie adaptations have been wildly popular with that audience age. So far, the youngadult vampireromance series consists of four books.
See the concerns and the views of parents, teachers, and librarians for this popular series. Common sense media editors help you choose twilight book series. The appropriate age for twilight should be years and up, but lots of younger people readwatch it too, including me. This romantic vampire fantasy is the first book in the twilight series by stephenie meyer and is published by little, brown and company, a division of the hachette book group. Is the book twilight age appropriate for 10 year old. The author, stephenie meyer, aimed the book at early tween and teen girls. The program, written about the book twilight caught my interest. One mother said her rule of thumb is that a book is most appropriate for a child or teen who is no more than three years younger than the main. I loved the series just it didnt have the ending i thought was going to happen. Twilight is a series of four vampirethemed fantasy romance books by stephenie meyer.1054 663 1290 1509 37 1413 1555 559 1035 87 1538 1123 271 1168 886 914 1176 470 721 54 1407 462 574 509 1360 156 72 561 1470 727 665 1247 70 17 1028 1027 440 667 712 1103 1215 1474 793 709