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A Great Book

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins is an exciting new adventure book for teenagers or young adults. This book is recommended for students in sixth grade and beyond. Adults will enjoy it too!

The book takes place in the future after the general downfall of the American government.  The country is now divided into specific Districts. Our main character, a teenage girl named Katniss, is from District 12.  Because of an uprising, the Capitol has instituted The Hunger Games.  These "games" take place each year and each district is required to send two teenage participants aged 12-18.  Our protagonist, Katniss, becomes the female tribute from District 12. The book is full of adventure as Katniss struggles to survive the games.

If you enjoy this book, there are two other books in the series that you can check out.