The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, Book 1)

Book 1 of 3 in the The Hunger Games Series
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Could you survive on your own, in the wild, with everyone out to make sure you don't live to see the morning?

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 districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual 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. 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.

New York Times bestselling author Suzanne Collins delivers equal parts suspense and philosophy, adventure and romance, in this searing novel set in a future with unsettling parallels to our present.

Hardcover, 384 pages
Published on September 14, 2008 by Scholastic Press
ISBN-10: 0439023483
ISBN-13: 9780439023481
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  • kzp
    kzpWednesday, August 16, 2017 at 9:35 pm
    Great book
    • Alien 2644;76Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at 10:39 pm
      Awesome its great
      • HrgMonday, August 14, 2017 at 9:28 pm
        Great book, so awesome.
        • HrgMonday, August 14, 2017 at 9:22 pm
          Amazing book!!! Great detail. Suzanne Collins is a great author.
          • HrgMonday, August 14, 2017 at 9:14 pm
            Love the Hunger Games. Even though the book is so violent, it's so detailed
            • DrgMonday, August 14, 2017 at 9:06 pm
              The hunger games is a violent book. But it's amazing. I couldn't stop reading till the last page.
              • forenna
                forennaThursday, August 10, 2017 at 5:17 pm
                This is a great book if you like a lot of drama and adventure! This is part of a series which I also recommend!
                • pandagirl08
                  pandagirl08Saturday, August 5, 2017 at 4:40 am
                  I have not read it yet
                  • kzp
                    kzpWednesday, August 16, 2017 at 9:35 pm
                    neither ):
                  • jellyslime001
                    jellyslime001Thursday, July 20, 2017 at 11:23 am55 stars
                    The hunger games. More than a vicious game the Capitol made, this book is about love, and what family would do in order to risk themselves more than their siblings. Katniss Everdeen is a wonderful hunter that can withstand this whole game. With the help of her lover, Peeta, she still stands to the end of this horrible game. However, because of her wrong choice of trying to eat a poisonous berry to not kill her loved one, her consequences keep on lingering by her side. Even to the end of this book Mrs. Collins continues to make my heart beat.
                    • hernaday001
                      hernaday001Monday, July 17, 2017 at 1:51 pm
                      cool

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