The hunger games book summary above focuses on three main aspects of the book: the plot, characters and the different lessons we can learn from it. The winner — and there can be only one — returns to his or her home district triumphant and rich. But it is not without hope. What you need to consider is your child's maturity and perception on difficult situations. I would say as long as you can understand at least 45% of the words and aren't too frightened by the topic, This can be appropriate for second graders to adults.
Trust me,if you enjoyed The Hunger games then you won't be able to put Divergent down. One day Katniss figured it all out. Without really meaning to, she becomes a contender. While I do agree that these books are deeply emotional and violent I do not think they portray violence in the way that video games do, or for that matter most television and movies. Maybe I am obsessed with The Hunger Games, cause, you have to see my room and my school stuffs. And the entire nation must watch as these 24 tributes battle each other to the death until only one is left as the victor. Each district has its own specialty that benefits the Capitol, such as coal mining, agriculture, seafood, etc.
From that day on, she took care of her little family mother and little sister, Prim as well as herself by hunting in the woods of District 12 everyday with her guy friend Gale who might have a thing for her but no one really knows. The students I come across that aren't exposed to these things are what I would consider sheltered, over protected, and ill-prepared for reality. She provides the food, protection, and anything else that she learned from her deceased father. I don't feel an urge for violence or sexuality - in fact it is almost entirely the opposite. For example, district one and two are the richest because they are the closest with the capitol, so they get better food and they also get more.
It does not pull its punches, and for this reason The Hunger Games is also not free of controversy. He is a fierce fighter and represents the ruthless ruling hand in the system. The results of the rebellion are catastrophic since the Capitol stops the uprising and take total control. Alex and his sisters receive some assistance from the government: there are weekly, if meager, bags of food for those who stand in line for hours. A teacher at her school once told me the following: If the main character is more than 2 years older than your child, it is most likely not a book suited for them, no matter what their reading level.
The Capitol, therefore, creates Hunger Games as a punishment to the Districts in their rebellion. Most of their help and hope, though, comes from the church, and the tension between faith and disaster keeps the story taut. Katniss Everdeen, a sixteen year old girl, is a fearless and independent girl. But the second was the best. Katniss believes that there must have been a mistake during the selection process.
The Hunger Games, written by , is fiction in the young adult genre, which is not my age group, but I found myself unable to put it down. Overall though, I give this book 5 stars. The writer states that the nation of Panem rises from the ruins of North America. Almost from the first page, as with Rowling's Potter novels, the reader is struck with a sense that here is something special—that often ineffable quality which so many writers lust to possess but which is rarely achieved, that this book in some strange way resonates with the deepest realities of human existence, or at least of human existence at this time in history. Katniss enters the lottery about twenty times as at sixteen years old. That being said… on to book two, Catching Fire! Her father died and now she has to kill animals for her family to eat.
He has blonde hair, which is unusual for District 12, and olive skin. When in reality she is a good person with a large heart, who puts others before herself. There is a lot that has been left out that I believe you will enjoy. Katniss realizes that she is not just a piece, and to prove this, she sings to Rue's body and covers her with flowers until the hovercraft comes and takes her away. The Hunger Games will appeal to teens, ages 13 and up. I love The Hunger Games. The 12 districts are punished by being kept desperately poor — and once a year they must each select one boy and one girl by lottery to do battle in a grand gladiatorial arena known as the Hunger Games.
Deborah Hopkinson imagines the world of cowboys in her forthcoming picture book, Home on the Range. It is set in the future. I read these books and felt quite strongly as though middle school ages children should be exposed to them. Second, how much can the violence be toned down before the entire theme is lost? Lionsgate really needs this project to go franchise. The book is also fundamentally about the transformation of Katniss herself into a fully-formed human being by way of trial by fire. The Hunger Games generates suspense, action, and science fiction, and a form of dictatorship.
The plot was beautifully elaborated and engaging. Each district is important for producing a different product, like fish, coal and other necessities. The main goal of the games is to kill the others and be the last one standing. Although it is set in the future, the topics that are addressed are relevant now, which is why it appeals so much to people. Like Brave New World, this story is set in a future where the government oppresses its people, but the book also borrows ideas from the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur. She has a best friend named Gale, and they grew up together providing for their families.
How to survive and some about teamwork. It is a massive whirlwind of enjoyment and insight. Katniss is very protective of her sensitive little sister, Prim, whom she loves very much. Another big difference in the book is Peeta loses his leg and in the movie he just gets a few gashes but nothing serious. He is very selfish, and is part of the career which is bad. A bell went off in my head.