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The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
The Hunger Games
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In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. 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... show more
In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. 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," a fight to the death on live TV. Sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen, who lives alone with her mother and younger sister, regards it as a death sentence when she is forced to represent her district in the Games. The terrain, rules, and level of audience participation may change but one thing is constant: kill or be killed.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780439023528 (0439023521)
ASIN: 439023521
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Pages no: 374
Edition language: English
Series: The Hunger Games (#1)
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danae
danae rated it
5.0 "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins
I love every part of this book. There's never a dull moment.I love the characters (yes, I cry when Rue dies, the strategy aspect of the book (the outfits Cinna and Portia design, the way Haymitch and Katniss communicate during the Games, how Katniss performs for the cameras in order to encourage spo...
Tate's Book Review
Tate's Book Review rated it
4.0 The Hunger Games Book Review
"The hunger games" by Suzanne Collins is a thrilling book about a girl named Katniss Everdeen who lives in a futuristic world. In this world, she lives in a country with 12 districts. Each one focuses on a different aspect. For example, Katniss's district is a coal mining district that is very poor....
TheUjulala
TheUjulala rated it
3.0 Nüchterne Brutalität einer Zukunftsvision mit ausbleibenden Tiefgang und wenig Reflektion
Meine Meinung: Bei den vielen schon existierenden Rezensionen spare ich mir eine Inhaltsangabe und Coveranalyse. Ich denke, dazu gibt es genügend schon Geschriebenes. Deswegen beschränke ich mich darauf, was ich beim Lesen einfach empfunden habe. Natürlich ist mir die Thematik schon bekannt, kenne i...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
4.0 The Hunger Games
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.
It's a Tori Story
It's a Tori Story rated it
4.5 Hunger Games Series
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.
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