The Hunger Games
A heart-stopping, page-turning first novel of a new YA trilogy from the author of the New York Times bestselling Underland Chronicles series.Format: 9 CDs, UnabridgedKatniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used... show more
A heart-stopping, page-turning first novel of a new YA trilogy from the author of the New York Times bestselling Underland Chronicles series.Format: 9 CDs, UnabridgedKatniss is a 16-year-old girl living with her mother and younger sister in the poorest district of Panem, the remains of what used be the United States. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms, each district agreed to send one boy and one girl to appear in an annual televised event called, "The Hunger Games." The terrain, rules, and level of audience participation may change but one thing is constant: kill or be killed. When Kat's sister is chosen by lottery, Kat steps up to go in her place.NARRATED by Carolyn McCormick
Publish date: 2008-10
Publisher: Scholastic Audio Books
Edition language: English
Series: The Hunger Games (#1)
I reread the Hunger Games earlier this year and then again in October. I have my problems with it (first person narration probably being the biggest), but it's one of the better YA books I've read. Very formulaic but here it works.
I think that you could read this book with your 6th graders. Especially, during whole group. It will keep both the girls and boys entertained. It would be a good way to introduce the students to different types of fiction. In this case Dystopian.
This is a book I would use in a sixth grade classroom. It would be a great book to keep the students engaged and even watch the movies afterward to note the differences. Further, the Hunger Games could be utilized for an analysis of characterization, symbolization, and plot structure. It could be...
Właśnie jestem po lekturze książki "Igrzyska Śmierci". Przeczytałam ją ze względu na wydarzenie, w którym postanowiłam wziąć udział. Czyli Tygodniu z Igrzyskami . Właśnie ze względu na to wydarzenie postaram się codziennie w tym tygodniu dodać post związany z cyklem książek "Igrzyska Śmierci". Jeśl...
The first time I read this book, it was newly published -- it hadn't even won the Newbery yet. I was an adolescent. I had never heard the word "dystopia." All I knew was that I had never read anything like it.The second time I read it, I had just graduated from college and was at a mind-numbing data...