Suzanne Collins Suzanne has been creating children’s televisionshows since 1991, for Nickelodeon. She also has writtenchildren’s books such as: Gregor the Overlander and nowThe Hunger Games Series. Suzanne currently lives inConnecticut with her children and cat.Found on http://www.suzannecollinsbooks.com/bio.htm
Every year in Panem, which used to be knownas North America, the Capitol holds the Hunger Gamesto remind the people of the rebels. In the Games therecan only be one winner. If you do not win you die. Thisyear is the seventy-forth Hunger Games. Two nameswill be called from the glass bowl out of the twelvedistricts. Katniss Everdeen volunteers for her sister.Peeta Mellark is next to be called from district twelve.During the Games, there is a rule changed from onewinner to two winners both from the same district. WillPeeta and Katniss win? Read the Hunger Gamesbook #1 to find out.
Main Characters:1. Katniss Everdeen long dark brown hair, brown eyes, self-supplying, volunteers Prim’s tribute, Prim’s older sister, 16 years old, Peeta’s and Rue’s ally2. Peeta Mellark blonde hair, blue eyes, baker’s son, from richer part of district 12, 16 year old boy, likes Katniss, Katniss’s ally, pale3. Rue dark skinned, black hair, from district 11, Katniss’s ally, good jumper, can live by herself, 12 years oldMinor Characters1. Gale dark brown hair, brown eyes, Katniss’s hunting partner in the district, good with animal traps, Katniss’s best friend, from the Seam of district 12, 18 years old2. Primrose Everdeen long blonde hair, grayish blue eyes, Katniss’s sister, very loving, 12 years old3. Cato dark hair, from district 1, in the Hunger Games, Katniss and Peeta’s worst enemy4. Cinna dark skinned, black hair, Katniss’s stylist, Katniss’s favorite person from the Capitol
Introduction: oMeet Katniss Everdeen and her family Rising Action: oGale and Katniss hunt oPrim’s name gets pulled oKatniss and Gale tell stories about oKatniss is the first volunteer from how they met district 12 oThe reaping oKatniss and Peeta get to the oSetting: District Twelve Capitol oThe Games start and Katniss has a good lead oThe careers chase Katniss up a treeClimax: oKatniss kills a girl from district 2oThe rules get changed from 1 winner to 2 with a Tracker Jacker’s nestwinners only from the same district oKatniss and Rue become alliesoKatniss finds Peeta and start three firesoKatniss and Peeta become allies oRue is lost for a 1 night and 1oKatniss goes to the feast and Thresh from daydistrict 11 saves her oRue dies and Katniss buries heroKatniss cures Peeta’s leg in wildflowers
Conclusion: oPeeta’s wound gets fixed up in the Capitol oKatniss and Peeta get cured, fed , and puffed up for their interviews oKatniss and Peeta return to District Twelve for their homecoming and newFalling Action: wealth and fameoKatniss and Peeta are the only volunteers left oSetting: District TwelveoPeeta kills Foxface because she stole nightlock berries and the CapitoloKatniss shoots Cato in the hand with a bow and arrow whilehe is choking PeetaoCato dies by the shot and falling off the Conicopia and gettingfed to the wild dogsoRules get changed back to only one winneroKatniss and Peeta count to three to eat nightlock berriesoAnnouncer comes on and tells them to stop and that the rulesgot changed back to two winnersoKatniss and Peeta are the first District Twelve winners in thirtyyearsoSetting: the Hunger Games Arena
1. Thicket-n. A thick or dense growth of shrubs, bushes, or small trees; a thick coppice “A thicket of berry bushes protects it from unwanted eyes.” P. 62. Materializes- v. to give material form to; realize: to materialize an ambition. to invest with material attributes: to materialize abstract ideas with metaphors. to make physically perceptible; cause (a spirit or the like) “No one materializes though.” P. 2383. Protocol- n. the customs and regulations dealing with diplomatic formality, precedence, and etiquette an original draft, minute, or record from which a document, especially a treaty, is prepared. a supplementary international agreement. an agreement between states. an annex to a treaty giving data relating to it. “I’m not sure if this is exactly medical protocol, but I’m terrified if he drifts off he’ll never wake again.” P. 2384. Stalemate- n. Chess . a position of the pieces in which a player cannot move any piece except the king and cannot move the king without putting it in check. any position or situation in which no action can be taken or progress made; deadlock. “We’ve reached a stalemate.” P. 3365. Asphyxiation- n. to cause asphyxia in or undergo asphyxia; smother; suffocate “If I don’t do something quickly, he’ll die from asphyxiation and then I’ll have lost him and Cato will probably use his body as a weapon against me.
Rue played by: Willow SmithKatniss Everdeen playedby: Josie Loren Peeta Mellark played by: Austin Butler
Cinna played by: Blair Underwood Gale played by: Channing Tatum Cato played by: Thomas DekkerPrimrose Everdeenplayed by: ElleFanning
What Makes You Beautiful By: 1 Direction In the seen where Peeta tells the announcer on the first interview that he likes Katniss.Youre insecure, dont know what for Youre turning heads when you walk through the do-o-or Dontneed make-up - to cover up Being the way that you are is eno-o-ough Everyone else in the roomcan see it Everyone else but you Baby you light up my world like nobody else The way that you flipyour hair gets me overwhelmed the way you smile at the ground, it aint hard to tell You dont knowOh oh You dont know youre beautiful! If only you saw what I could see youd understand why Iwant you so desperatley Right now Im looking at you and I cant believe You dont know Oh ohYou dont know youre beautiful! Oh oh Thats what makes you beautiful! so c-come on!! you got itwrong! To prove Im right I put it in a so-o-ong I dont know why, youre being shy And turn awaywhen I look in to your eye eye eyes Everyone else in the room can see it Everyone else but yo-ouuu Baby you light up my world like nobody else The way that you flip your hair gets meoverwhelmed the way you smile at the ground, it aint hard to tell You dont know Oh oh You dontknow youre beautiful! If only you saw what I can see Youll understand why I want you sodesperatley Right now Im looking at you and I cant believe You dont know Oh oh You dont knowyoure beautiful! Oh oh Thats what makes you beautiful! Na na na na na na naaaa na na, Na nana na na na. Na na na na na na naaaa na na, Na na na na na na. Baby you light up my world likenobody else The way that you flip your hair gets me overwhelmed But when you smile at theground, it aint hard to tell You dont know Oh oh You dont know youre beautiful! Baby you light upmy world like nobody else The way that you flip your hair gets me overwhelmed But when yousmile at the ground, it aint hard to tell You dont know No Oh oh You dont know youre beautiful! Ifonly you saw what I can see Youll understand why I want you so desperatley Right now Imlooking at you and I cant believe You dont know No Oh oh You dont know youre beautiful! No Ohoh You dont know youre beautiful! No Oh oh Thats what makes you beautiful
I rated The Hunger Games 5 out of 5 stars. I loved thebook very much and would recommend it to anyone.Suzanne Collins worded it well and had a great ending.She also gave it suspense and I kept wanting to read it. Inever wanted to put it down. This was a Fantastic book!