The Hunger Games and Adolescent Life Battles
Posted on Apr 15 2012 at 08:11:26 PM in Books
My 12 year old came home from school begging to read The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins, stating that "all my friends are reading it", and indeed it seems that many are. The book, and now the movie, have become a phenomenon among preteens and teens alike. Katniss and Peeta have become household names to those who have adolescent teen girls and possibly boys as well. So, being a mom very concerned with what my children ingest, I read the book before I gave an answer to my daughter's question.
What is this book all about? What is the subject of the hype? The Hunger Games is a story that takes place in a futuristic, alternative version of our world. The world as we know it is no longer, and now our country is divided into sections called Districts.
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