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Hunger Games – Katniss goes on a legendary journey

hunger gamesTitle/Author: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Summary:  In a futuristic depiction of North America, the capital Panem keeps control of its 12 districts by making them pick a boy and girl Tribute between 12 and 18 to fight to the death in an arena on national television. The main character Katniss Everdeen is conflicted between the urge to survive and her unexpected love in this stimulating dystopian novel.

Six Word Review: Katniss goes on a legendary journey.

This book reminded me of the book Divergent because of the central dystopian theme and the emphasis on action and fighting.

I would give this book 8/10 stars because of how well the author set up and conceptualized the story and the fact that the book was very compelling and hard to put down.

What I loved about this book is how well-developed the characters were because it made it so that you feel like you know them by the middle of the novel.

If Katniss was stuck on a deserted island she would: build a boat and get away because she is an innovative person.

 I started reading this book because it was given to me by my middle school as a prize …and I kept reading: it because it was such a good story.

–Peter, grade 10, Lake City


We want your Divergent fan-creations!

DivergentHey Divergent fans! Thanks for the great response to last week’s trivia question. You guys rocked it.

We have another exciting opportunity for you to win either: passes to the advanced showing on March 18th (in theaters on March 21st) or an amazing prize pack of Divergent swag.

Here’s what you do: send us your best Divergent fan-creation. Art, short fiction, video, and so on. Anything that you’ve made (and are willing for us to share on the blog) to show your Divergent love (while keeping it PG-13, lol). Simply e-mail your work to us and you’ll be entered to win! Plus, we’ll make you blog-famous when we share them here. Winners will be notified by e-mail.

Any questions? Put it in the Comments or e-mail us. Good luck!

Divergent Winners!

DivergentThanks to the great response to last week’s Divergent Trivia question.

We had lots of great answerers!  Good job guys and gals.  In case you didn’t know, Divergent takes place in The Windy City… that’s Chicago!  🙂

The winners all get to go to the Red Carpet event and should check your e-mail for details.  In case there’s an error in your e-mail address, look for your name below.

Stay tuned for more contests.  And send us your thoughts on Divergent, YA lit in pop culture (love or hate what the movies do to the books?), or anything, really.  We’d love to hear from you!

And the winners are…

  • Chelsea
  • Deborah
  • Kaelin
  • Xanith
  • Aeron
  • Celia
  • Anthony
  • Elena
  • Zoe
  • Carlin

Just Can't Get Enough: Divergent

DivergentYou’ve read Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant, but you’re hungry for more set in the world created by Veronica Roth… Get ready for some good news!






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