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Hunger Games

Suzanne Collins  Author

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Hunger Games

English

Series: Hunger Games Trilogy

Volume: 1

ISBN: 0439023521

EAN: 9780439023528

Category: Juvenile Fiction / Science Fiction/Juvenile Fiction / Performing Arts / Television & Radio/Juvenile Fiction / Action & Adventure / Survival Stories/Juvenile Fiction / Social Issues / General/Juvenile Fiction / General

Publisher: Scholastic, Incorporated

Release Date: 06/30/2010

Age Range: 12-12

Synopsis: Now in paperback, the book no one can stop talking about . . . In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the other districts in line by forcing them to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight-to-the-death on live TV. One boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and sixteen are selected by lottery to play. The winner brings riches and favor tohis or her district. But that is nothing compared to what the Capitol wins: one more year of fearful compliance with its rule. 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 impoverished district in the Games. But Katniss has been close to dead before -- and survival, for her, is second nature. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. But if she is to win, she will have to start making choices that weigh survival against humanity and life against love. Acclaimed writer Suzanne Collins, author of the New York Times bestselling Underland Chronicles, delivers equal parts suspense and philosophy, adventure and romance, in this stunning novel set in a future with unsettling parallels to our present.

Awards: American Library Association Notable Books for Children – null  Beehive Young Adults Book Award – null  Bilby (Books I Love Best Yearly) Award – null  Black-Eyed Susan Book Award – null  Bluegrass Award – null  Book Sense Book of the Year – null  California Young Reader Medal – null  Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award – null  Dorothy Canfield Fisher Childrens Book Award – null  Evergreen Young Adult Book Award – null  Garden State Teen Book Award – null  Georgia Childrens Book Award – null  Golden Archer Award (Wisconsin) – null  Golden Sower Award – null  Land of Enchantment Book Award – null  Maine Student Book Award – null  Maryland Childrens Book Award – null  Nevada Young Readers Award – null  New York State Charlotte Award – null  Nutmeg Childrens Book Award – null  Pennsylvania Young Readers Choice Award – null  Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year – null  Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award – null  SCASL Book Award (South Carolina) – null  School Library Journal Best Books of the Year – null  Sequoyah Book Award – null  Teen Buckeye Book Award – null  Virginia Readers Choice Awards – null  Volunteer State Book Award – null  Young Hoosier Book Award – null  Young Readers Choice Award – null 

Hunger Games

Illustrated: No

Format: Paperback

Height: 0.74 inches

Width: 5.25 inches

Length: 8.0 inches

Weight: 11.22 oz

Pages: 384