Katniss volunteers to take the place of her younger sister and becomes District 12's girl tribute for the 74th Hunger Games. In this version of a dystopian future, a sickness has decimated the population. Man I am getting goosebumps just writing this. Haymitch coaches Katniss and Peeta together, per their request, and instructs them to keep their biggest strengths a secret from the other tributes. Initiation is a science fiction dystopian adventure about a girl named Rachel who is on a quest all alone — a quest that usually people embark upon in pairs. Peeta Mellark, the dough puncher's child, is a kid that Katniss owes some help to in light of thoughtfulness that he demonstrated her when she was most edgy and her family's survival was in question.
Having a victor is important to a district — extra food and a few luxuries will be granted to the winner's district. Definitely read the other recommended books of Marie Lu, Kiera Cass, Alison Croggon, Stephenie Meyer, Veronica Roth, Kristin Cashore, Tamora Pierce, Rae Carson, Sarah J. For one, that formula is designed to keep the people content, but the people of Panem are decidedly not content, at least not in the poor districts. Each citizen is the Games until their conclusion, which may take hours or days. In The Hunger Games, author Suzanne Collins has created a fascinating. Katniss Everdeen, our protagonist, lives in District 12, and wants to live a normal life as a hunter.
In the first novel, the eponymous Hunger Games occur. This book has been picked by Kansas State University to be given to the approaching majority green beans to read. As the first book of the trilogy, The Hunger Games is compelling reading and makes the reader want to read the next book immediately to find out what happens to Katniss and Peeta. In the future, the U. We recommend going down the list in order.
In 2008, we were introduced to the Hunger Games, the first of the trilogy published by Collins, which launched her to international stardom. A Dystopian future is exactly the opposite of that scenario; totally dark and bleak, where the law of the jungle takes precedence over altruism. She and Peeta are to be mentored by Haymitch, the only tribute that District 12 has had who was a winner of the Games. But Katniss has been close to death before. Against all odds, Prim's name is selected at the reaping.
Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. The Games were created as a reminder to the districts of their powerlessness after their uprising against the Capitol ended in defeat, and it is the children of the districts who are drafted involuntarily into the Games to be killed. Katniss is pleasantly surprised when she meets , a young man who dresses simply and wears very little makeup compared with the other stylists. She meets Peeta Mellark, her partner from the same district. Her hair is long, dark, and worn in a single braid down her back most of the time; her skin is olive, and her eyes gray.
Teens are speared, shot with arrows, stabbed, mauled by wild animals, burned, and have their heads smashed and their necks broken. Katniss, who volunteers to take her sister's place, and Peeta are District 12's competitors, but their competition is complicated by Peeta's announcement that he is in love with Katniss. They may have had their problems, but they never had to struggle to get food and water. The Hunger Games begins on the day of the reaping in District 12. The success of the first book and its sequels led to the trilogy being adapted to the big screen by Lionsgate Entertainment.
He promised to sober up to train Katniss and Peeta for the Hunger Games and helped them get sponsors during the competition. The series follows Luke Garner as he finds out about other shadow children, and many of the themes involve hypocriticism, very likely future problems, coming to terms with who you are, and finding your place in society. Cinda Williams Chima — The Heir Chronicles The Warrior Heir The Wizard Heir The Dragon Heir Magical Stones are embedded in some chosen people that give them magical powers. For her, survival is second nature. He is smart and supportive. In the second book of the trilogy-Catching Fire-, once again we follow the story of Katniss Everdeen, now 17 years old, who must deal with the fallout from her act of defiance during the ending of the Hunger Games.
That was apparently a mistake, but she ends up falling in love with him in the first hint of rebellion. As they are Australian books they may be hard to find but they are such a good read and leave you wanting more! He has an estimated number of over 400 million copies sold and his work has been published in more than 38 languages all over the world. But can a failure of a princess ever hope to meet such a daunting task? After many years of hunting game in the woods, her prowess with the bow and arrow are unrivaled. His work in the Capitol also includes designing dresses for whichever Tribute is assigned to him and he achieves great success working with Katniss. The Fire-Us Trilogy were great. Her character undergoes a great depression before the trilogy after her husband dies in a mining accident.
Uglies series by Scott Westerfeld is an amazing series. The Testing is a great book to read for readers who enjoyed Matched by Ally Condie and The Hunger Games. As the first book of the Hunger Games set of three, The Hunger Games is convincing perusing and makes a reader to eager further reading the following book instantly to discover what has happened to Katniss and Peeta. You also can check out our , , and recommendation lists to find even more choices for kids, tweens, and teens. Would you delete horrific moments from your mind? If you like Margaret Atwood and Gillian Flynn just as much as The Hunger Games, this is the book for you. Gale is also her constant hunting partner in the woods outside of District 12.