Everything you need to understand or teach The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins.
The Hunger Games is the story of post-apocalyptic North America, now renamed Panem and divided into twelve Districts. These Districts have specific tasks that contribute to the overall well-being of the empire. Panem is controlled by the Capitol, a city with abundant resources that keeps the other Districts under its boot. Katniss Everdeen, her sister Prim, and her mother live in District Twelve, the coal mining district. Katniss has been responsible for feeding her family ever since her father died when she was eleven. The twelve Districts are required each year to participate in the Hunger Games, a punishment for a long-ago rebellion. For the Games, each District must send two children between the ages of twelve and eighteen to compete to the death. They fight in an arena designed by the Gamemakers, and the whole event is for people's entertainment. Katniss... View more of the The Hunger Games Summary
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