The Hunger Games

by Suzanne Collins

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In a ruined dystopian country, 16-year-old Katniss Everdeen takes her younger sister’s place in the Hunger Games, in which citizens between 12 and 18 fight to the death on live television. Will Katniss survive? Read to find out in this fast-paced, intricate plot of peril, survival, love, and humanity, that Suzanne Collins has woven in her first novel. $8.99, Scholastic.com.