The Hunger Games
A fight to the death - on live TV. The game show where you kill or die, and where the winner's prize is survival. In District 12, where Katniss Everdeen lives, life is harsh and brutal, ruled from afar by the all-powerful leaders of the Capitol. The climax of each year is the savage Hunger Games... show more
A fight to the death - on live TV. The game show where you kill or die, and where the winner's prize is survival. In District 12, where Katniss Everdeen lives, life is harsh and brutal, ruled from afar by the all-powerful leaders of the Capitol. The climax of each year is the savage Hunger Games - where twelve boys and twelve girls from each District face each other in a murderous showdown. When sixteen-year-old Katniss is chosen to represent her district in the Games, everyone thinks it's a death sentence. Only one person can survive the horrors of the arena. But plucky Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature... "The Hunger Games is amazing" _Stephenie Meyer_ "I couldn't stop reading" _Stephen King_
Publish date: May 3rd 2011
Publisher: Scholastic Fiction
Pages no: 454
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...