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Would it be ok...?

My son just turned 9. He got the Twilight series for his birthday. Im questioning if it would be appropriate for him to read these. He is a very advanced reader anf would get bored with the books meant for his age bracket. He has already finished the whole Diary of a Wimpy Kid series and Harry Potters. He read Frankenstein in one night when he was six. I want to challenge him. So, what would you think about a 9 year old reading Twilight.

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hotmama404

Asked by hotmama404 at 11:25 AM on Apr. 18, 2013 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • Im not sure the reading level of Twilight would be a challenge for him. If he read Harry Potter... Twilight isn't as advanced in it's vocabulary, or abstract concepts, as Harry Potter is. But, Twilight won't hurt him any. There are some girl crush type parts that might make him have little boy disgust of "girls"!! LOL The very last book has a romance scene that isn't explicit but he might not get the innuendo of what's going on.
    Nimue930

    Answer by Nimue930 at 11:30 AM on Apr. 18, 2013

  • I would let my 9 year old read them.... they are very clean... no language, etc
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 11:32 AM on Apr. 18, 2013

  • I think he should be fine
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 11:32 AM on Apr. 18, 2013

  • Are those even something a boy would want to read?
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 11:39 AM on Apr. 18, 2013

  • My vote would be against it
    Dardenella

    Answer by Dardenella at 11:40 AM on Apr. 18, 2013

  • not sure a boy would want to read them but whatever...not so sure about the last book-but the rest would be ok I guess

    Harry Potter was/is WAY batter though ;)
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 12:00 PM on Apr. 18, 2013

  • Let him start reading them. Let him decide if they are worth reading.
    louise2

    Answer by louise2 at 12:14 PM on Apr. 18, 2013

  • Introduce him to the Animorph books, 39 clues, Hardy Boys, and/or Black Stallion series.

    My son, 9, is like yours. He read the Harry Potter books last summer. He read the two biggest books in 2 weeks.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 12:36 PM on Apr. 18, 2013

  • Oh, and the Rick Riordan books. Percy Jackson is the first. There is also a series using the Roman pantheon, and one using the Egyptian pantheon.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 12:38 PM on Apr. 18, 2013

  • My 8yo has read twilight & hunger games already so I say let him read them!
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 1:19 PM on Apr. 18, 2013

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