Hunger gamesBook - 2009 | French
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In a future North America, the rulers of Panem maintain control through an annual televised survival competition pitting young people from each of the twelve districts against one another.
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"Yes, I don't think you'll have much use for your lips anymore. Want to blow Lover Boy one last kiss?" ~Clove
"I promised Cato if he let me have you, I'd give the audience a good show." ~Clove
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When Prim got chosen at the reaping, Katniss volunteered and got into the hunger games with a boy called Peeta. What happens when they are the last ones left. Meet the girl on fire; Katniss Everdeen.
At the reapings in district 12, Primrose Everdeen, Katniss' younger sister is drawn and Katniss volunteers. She is sent to the Capitol to make an impression then fight to the death in a computer generated arena. She meets her male tribute also from district 12 named Peeta, and thinks he is being sweet only to trick her. Later to find out, he was protecting her the whole time. In the arena, she meets Rue, a 12 year old from district 11 who reminds her of Prim, and they become easy allies. Katniss finds Peeta in bad conditions and they team up. They defeat Cato, a broad shouldered tribute from the high districts. And win the hunger games.
Peeta and Katniss 2 people from completly different stereotypes have to bond together to keep each other alive in the annual Hunger Games. Where only 1 person comes out alive.
In this book "The Hunger Games" by Suzzane Collins, Katniss Everdeen wants to live a normal life with her mother and her sister Primrose Everdeen without starving to death. But on the day of the reaping tragety strikes; Prim's name is drawn out to be a tribute. Then Katniss takes the most risky dicision of her life; she volounteers as tribute in the annual hunger games to save her sister. The hunger games are when 2 tributes from each district of Panem are put in a MASSIVE arena to fight to the death!! Will Katniss survive? Read the book to find out! :)