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Series: Hunger Games trilogy
Publication Date: 1 Nov 2018
Subject: Younger teen novels
Suitable for: Secondary
AR: 5.3 MY+
A group of teenagers are chosen to take part in a reality show where they must kill their competitors to win
Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live event called The Hunger Games. There is only one rule : kill or be killed.
When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdeen steps forward to take her younger sister's place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence. But Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature.
NOTE : Winner of the Red House Children's Book Award for older readers and overall winner 2010.
NOTE : One of the BBC's 100 Novels That Shaped Our World