Monday, November 14, 2011

The Hunger Games by Susan Collins

Katniss lives in District 12 with her mom, sister Prim, her best friend Gale, Peete, the baker's son and the rest of the community.The leaders of the Capitol want to show they are in charge, so they create the Hunger Games to prove just that. Its that time of the year, the time to choose the a boy and girl from each district to fight to their death at the Hunger Games.

Katniss and Peete are chosen from District 12 to join the 22 other boys and girls in the fight to their death.

At the Hunger Games, Katniss and Peete do all they can to survive. Using their hunting, fighting, camouflage skills and allying with some of the other tributes, Katniss and Peete manage to survive. Peete even confesses his love for Katniss, hoping to convince everyone they are madly in love. They are hoping being in love with keep them alive in the games.

Some of the worst parts of the Hunger Games is watching the other tributes die, being put in the position of killing them, not knowing how you can survive and the Capitol doing all they can to make sure everyone dies but one.

Do Katniss and Peete live? Who is the survivor of the Hunger Games? Is Peete and Katniss's plan of being madly in love enough to keep them alive?

I loved the Hunger Games. It was amazing. I loved the great details, and the whole story line. The Hunger Games is one of the most addicting (in a good way) series I have ever read. I recommend this book for children 12 and up who enjoy action and slight romance. This is a fabulous book worth reading.

"may the odds be in your favor"

well I have to go read the 2nd book in the series

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