THE HUNGER GAMES TRILOGY THE HUNGER GAMES TRILOGY: 1- THE HUNGER GAMES 2- CATCHING FIRE 3- MOCKINGJAY 4- THE FILM Her author is Suzanne Collins and she got inspired by ancient Greek literature and reality tv. If you want to get more information, click on ... http://www.myhungergames.com/ Here are the new acquisitions for our school library. Read these novels in Spanish... but read about them in English .
THE HUNGER GAMES The story takes place in a future country, Panem with twelve districts. Every year one boy and one girl from each district are selected by lottery and forced to participate in the “Hunger Games”, a televised event where the contestants must fight to death until only one remains. The winner is rewarded with gifts for him/her and for family and district. The first book follows 16 year old Katniss from District 12 and her class-mate Peeta. As they battle, they pretend to be in love to gain favour with television audience. http://www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,1919156,00.html CLICK AND READ
Katniss learns that the president of the country is angry with her for the past events. For a special 75 th edition of the “Hunger Games” she and Peeta are again forced to compete with past winners in the new games. Her feelings are divided between Peeta an Gale, her best friend who taught her to hunt with a bow and arrows in the forest when she was a kid. One of them escapes but the other one is captured by... The story goes on with new adventures... http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20300507,00.htm CATCHING FIRE
MOCKINGJAY The third and final book of the trilogy is full of adventures. All the characters from the previous novels take part in a lot of risky situations. Prim, Katniss´s younger sister becomes a nurse and plays an important role in the novel.The district where they lived has been destroyed and they are hiding. The lives of our friends and their families are at risk and they have to prepare for the final battle. If you want to read a review of this final book and an interview with the author, Suzanne Collins, click on the following webpage: http://www.amazon.com/Mockingjay-Final-Book-Hunger-Games/dp/0439023513
THE FILM The film about the trilogy will be released in a few months. Click on this page and find about the director and the cast: And if you want to watch a video about the non yet definitive cast, click on http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cCETkBaFsYA