New Teens of Distinction at Takoma Park
Published on Friday, December 4, 2009 - 11:08am
Periodically, they will be reviewing teen books on the website. This week, Anika reviewed The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. This title has been getting a lot of attention across the nation. Look for it and the second book in the trilogy, Catching Fire, @ your library.
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Reviewed by Anika Rice
In The Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen volunteers to take her sister’s place in the deadliest event in the country. Set in future
As a participant of the Hunger Games, Katniss is left to her own devices to survive in the wilderness – and escape the attempts of her opponents to kill her. As a few of her companions become friends, it is clear to her that she cannot save herself without saving them. As she encounters killer wasps, comfortable alliances, ruthless opponents, confusing public relations, and a twisted love situation, Katniss focuses on her game strategy for the sake of returning home safely to her family. Will she be able to do everything and anything necessary to save herself?