The Hunger Games / by Suzanne Collins.
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|Rockville Public Library||F COL (Text to phone)||34035122587526||Teen Fiction||Checked out||04/26/2021|
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- ISBN: 9780439023528 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 0439023521 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9780439023481 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 0439023483 (alk. paper)
- ISBN: 9780545310581 (lib. bdg.)
- ISBN: 054531058X (lib. bdg.)
- Physical Description: 374 p. ; 22 cm.
- Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2008.
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The tributes -- The games -- The victor.
In a future North America, where the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another, sixteen-year-old Katniss's skills are put to the test when she voluntarily takes her younger sister's place.
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2009
Nutmeg Award Winner, Middle School (Teen), 2012.
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The Hunger Games
Suzanne Collins was born on August 10, 1962. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut and graduated from Indiana University with a double major in Drama and Telecommunications. Collins went on to receive an M.F.A. from New York University in dramatic writing. Since 1991, she has been a writer for children's television shows. She has worked on the staffs of several shows including Clarissa Explains it All, The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, Little Bear and Oswald. She also co-wrote the Rankin/Bass Christmas special, Santa, Baby! and was the head writer for Scholastic Entertainment's Clifford's Puppy Days. Her books include When Charlie McButton Lost Power, The Underland Chronicles, and the Hunger Games Trilogy. Book one of this trilogy, The Hunger Games, became a major motion picture in 2012 with Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence portraying the main character of Katniss Everdeen. Catching Fire, book 2 of the trilogy, became a major motion picture in 2013. Mockingjay - Part One was released as a film in 2014 and Part Two in 2015. (Bowker Author Biography)