In the Hunger Games, readers are taken into a world where teenagers are forced to fight each other to the death in order to survive. Katniss Everdeen is one of these teens, and she quickly learns that in order to win, she must become something greater than herself. With mentors like Haymitch Abernathy and Peeta Mellark by her side, she may just have a chance at victory. This special edition includes bonus content such as an interview with Suzanne Collins and Q&A with Scholastic’s own Stephanie Meyer!
For who is this book for ?
This book is for Teenagers who loves dystopian, action and adventure.
- The Hunger Games is an exciting, fast-paced read.
- Collins has created a rich and believable world in which the story takes place.
- The characters are well developed and engaging.
- The plot is not particularly original.
- The writing style is simple and can be juvenile at times.
- Some of the characters are flat or one dimensional.
Learn more about the author
Suzanne Collins is the author of The Hunger Games, Catching Fire and Mockingjay – all #1 New York Times bestsellers. She has also written for children’s television shows including Oswald and Clifford the Big Red Dog. Suzanne lives with her family in Connecticut.
“Kudos to Collins for creating a powerful, fast-paced and exciting novel that will leave readers begging for more. In The Hunger Games, 16-year old Katniss Everdeen voluntarily takes her younger sister’s place in the games after she is chosen tributary from their district. If Katniss survives the game, not only does she get to go home alive but also wins food and other essentials for her poor family through sponsorship deals. As was mentioned before, this book is FAST PACED – I read it in 2 days! And man am I glad Collins stuck with writing because now we have an amazing trilogy on our hands!”
“Page-turning and exciting.”
“OMG I love this book so much! The action is non-stop and the characters are amazing. Can’t wait for the movie!”
“5 Stars! Couldn’t put it down. One of the best books I’ve read in a while.”