Jul 17, · We carry the novels in our Young Adult section of the libray. The ages range from yrs old. However, we do get a lot of adults reading the books, often to see if they can give them to younger kids in 5th or 6th grade. I even know a couple of adults who did not like the books as they found them too violent and disturbing. Nov 26, · There has been mucho talk online via social media channels as to what age kids can begin to read The Hunger Games book series and watch the movies.
The most recent release is rated PG and the books fall under the "Young Readers" genre that tends to focus on year olds (depending on the publisher).Author: Cristy Clavijo-Kish. It is most likely that all but the most conservative parents will consider The Hunger Games to be an appropriate young adult book for teens and tweens alike.
Apr 09, · I do not think that anyone under the age of fourteen should see the movie or read the book because it's not a normal violent movie/book. It's kids killing kids, something that an 11 year old is. Jun 11, · But for those of us with young readers, the first question is whether The Hunger Games Trilogy is appropriate for them.
The books are technically “Young Adult,” but that can include a really wide range. I read all three of the books and have a daughter who is a pretty advanced reader for the age of Sep 27, · age 10+. Not as inappropriate as you might think: Please read! Although the premise of the book (teens killing teens) may cause some parents to turn their noses and shields their tween's eyes, the Hunger Games is not b Continue reading.5/5.
Sep 27, · Hunger Games-not games for kids under age 13 Shame on Suzanne Collins for writing a book about teens (ages ) killing each other in (often) bloody hand-to-hand combat in a large arena televised to every person in a country in future times.5/5.
Oct 17, · As a reminder of their defeat, once a year each District must provide a female and a male Tribute between the ages of 12 and 18 to fight to the death in the Hunger Games, which are broadcast live—a source of melodramatic entertainment in the Capitol, and of vicious oppression in the Districts.
Jan 18, · The Hunger Games has 3, ratings andreviews. Recommends it for: anyone (age 12+) who likes dystopic SF, and can handle. May 27, · I really wanted my year-old daughter to read "The Hunger Games", but my year-old intervened. It doesn't matter that kids her age are reading them, Elsa said, it's a bad idea for Natasha. It was out of curiosity that I picked up the first book of "The Hunger Games" -- and I couldn't put it down. Aug 20, · Hi My eleven year daughter is an avid reader and has read the three Hunger Games books and thoroughly enjoyed them.
She says the book is more graphic than the film, which is quite violent, but she didn't find it upsetting at all. However, it's a thought provoking book and very well written.
Apr 13, · The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. Technically, this series is considered YA or Young Adult with an age recommendation of 12 and. Sep 01, · The Hunger Games Title: The Hunger Games Author: Suzanne Collins Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages: Advertised Age Level: Young Adult Age and Grade of Main Character(s): 16 years Language: no profanity Sex: minimal kissing Drug/Alcohol Use: one character drinks heavily and is an alcoholic Violence: extreme violence Social Issues: dystopian world.
In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. The Capitol is harsh and cruel and keeps the districts in line by forcing them all to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the annual Hunger Games, a fight to the death on live TV.
Katniss is a As punishment for the districts’ rebellion attempt years earlier, the Capitol holds an annual televised event called The Hunger Games. Each district must draw the names of a. Jul 16, · Is the book The Hunger Games appropriate for an 11 year old? I'm thinking of buying it, but I'm not sure if it's okay for a sixth grader. 1 decade ago.
My little sister is 11 years old. I finished the Hunger Games and then passed it down to her. She loves it! It's not that bad. I mean, yeah it's a bunch of kids killing each. Anyone above the age of 14 (14 as the youngest age I would possibly consider letting someone read it at, the older the better) should still approach this book with caution, if you have an overly active imagination, or are highly sensative, I would highly recommend that you steer clear.
Jan 15, · In The Hunger Games, author Suzanne Collins has created a fascinating dystopian world. The Hunger Games is a compelling novel focusing on life in an authoritarian society in which young people must compete to the death in the annual Hunger Games. The main character, year-old Katniss Everdeen, volunteers for the Hunger Games to keep her younger sister from being required. Apr 11, · The movie version of The Hunger Games debuted on March 23, and it is breaking all records.
What follows is a review of The Hunger Games Trilogy by author, Suzanne Collins. **Spoiler Alert—The plot is discussed here in detail for parental xn--e1ajkbnlz.xn--p1ai level of detail is to help facilitate a discussion with your child even if you have not read the series.
The Hunger Games is the first book in the series and was released on September 14, The Hunger Games follows year-old Katniss Everdeen, a girl from District 12 who volunteers for the 74th Hunger Games in place of her younger sister Primrose xn--e1ajkbnlz.xn--p1ai selected from District 12 is Peeta xn--e1ajkbnlz.xn--p1ai are mentored by their district's only living victor, Haymitch Abernathy, who won The Hunger Games begins on the day of the reaping in District Katniss Everdeen, the story's year-old narrator, sets out to meet her friend Gale so they can do some hunting and gathering before the reaping that afternoon.
As Katniss makes her way from her home to the Meadow and, finally, to the woods, where people of the district are forbidden to go, we learn about Katniss' life in the. The titular Hunger Games is an annual event in which 24 boys and girls aged 12 to 18 are selected by lottery to compete in a televised fight to the death, in which only one person can survive.
But when Primrose is selected to take part in the event, Katniss volunteers in her place Followed by: Catching Fire. May 21, · Books The New Hunger Games Novel Abandons Adolescent Fantasy for Big Ideas The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes offers a more sophisticated take on Panem. May 19, · On the level of pure pulp, this book may satisfy any readers who want their Hunger Games to have, well, Hunger Games. Gone is Catching.
Thanks to the movie adaptations, teens have gobbled up, and through their sheer enthusiasm (and fandom), helped make The Hunger Games book series a worldwide phenomena. And with Suzanne Collins’s latest release, The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes — a prequel to the trilogy that reveals President Snow’s backstory — we’re once again flying through the pages of this thrilling series.
Sep 14, · The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, Book 1) has reviews and ratings. Reviewer kkgautamm wrote: i really enjoyed this book! the first time i read it, i felt like katniss should end up with gale, but when i reread it this year, i could see that she had chemistry with peeta. they were so good together because they worked together and helped ea. The Hunger Games is about a girl, Katniss, that volunteers to take the place of her 12 year-old sister, Prim, in the Hunger Games.
The Hunger Games is a televised event in which a boy and a girl between the ages of 12 and 18 from each of the 12 districts of Panem, is randomly chosen each year to fight to the death against the other The book is told from the perspective of the female Tribute from District 12, Katniss Everdeen. In the second book of the trilogy-Catching Fire- once again we follow the story of Katniss Everdeen, now 17 years old, who must deal with the fallout from her act of defiance during the ending of the Hunger Games.
The main characters from the. Origin. Following the release of Suzanne Collins's novel The Hunger Games, on September 14,Hollywood film studios began looking to adapt the book into film. In MarchColor Force, an independent studio founded by producer Nina Jacobson, bought the film rights to the book.: 12 She then sought out production company Lionsgate to help her produce the film.
Oct 19, · Generally, yes. The Hunger Games series appeals to teenagers and adults alike because of the universal appeal of the themes. Not all Young Adult books appeal to adults. YA books with themes that atract only to teenagers typically don't become br. Sep 10, · The Hunger Games, the first book in the Hunger Games trilogy, has won more than 20 state awards for teen books. It was on the American Library Association's Top Ten Best Books for Young Adults, Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers and Amelia Bloomer Project lists for and was awarded a CYBIL Award - Fantasy/Science Fiction.
Sep 14, · The Hunger Games is a young-adult, dystopian novel written by Suzanne xn--e1ajkbnlz.xn--p1ai was originally published on September 14, The book is the first in The Hunger Games trilogy, followed by Catching Fire, then Mockingjay.
In the novel, the Hunger Games are an annual televised event where the ruthless Capitol randomly selects one boy and one girl, each between the ages of 12 and 18 from Followed by: Catching Fire. Nov 07, · On a list of the top 10 “most frequently challenged” books, released by the American Library Association, The Hunger Games came in at number five, due to its alleged unsatisfactory religious viewpoint, sexual content, and lack of suitability for the intended age group.
Mar 30, · The buzz about The Hunger Games series has been going strong for awhile, but I just recently finished reading all three. It made me really think about age appropriate books. My hope is that this post won’t be too rambling.
To begin with I teach third grade and a big chunk of my class read at a high fourth grade or higher reading level. May 19, · And, as the book begins, he has to navigate his way through one of the hardest assignments his class has ever faced: serving as mentors for the tributes forced to participate in the 10th Hunger Games.
Apr 05, · Considering whether or not your daughter is mature for her age or anything, being in the state of me, (I'm soon 13) who has read the book and watched the movie, I would recommend The Hunger Games for all ages. Jun 20, · Of the four movies in the Hunger Games film franchise, which one is the best? The movies not only brought the world of Panem to life, but they also made Jennifer Lawrence a household name.
And, now, the world is getting ready to return to Panem, with a new Hunger Games novel (and possible movie adaptation) on the way.
The Hunger Games book series by author Suzanne Collins. Sep 01, · The Hunger Games (Hunger Games Trilogy, Book 1) - Kindle edition by Collins, Suzanne. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Hunger Games (Hunger Games Trilogy, Book. Mar 20, · 'Hunger Games': Inappropriate for preteens, says Common Sense Media is actually appropriate for young adults.
The core story, after all, is 24 teenage kids literally killing each other as a. In several interviews, Suzanne Collins cites the Greek myth of Theseus and the Minotaur as a significant influence on the world of Panem. It is worth considering the story since the similarities and differences can prove illuminating.
As related by Edith Hamilton in her classic volume Mythology, the story is one of a hero rescuing an oppressed society from brutal strictures. Catching Fire: The Hunger Games, Book 2. Book 2 of 3: Hunger Games | by Suzanne Collins, Tatiana Maslany, et al.
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Blog. When the book opens, North America as we know it has been destroyed and is now divided into 12 districts, ruled by an oppressive government located at the Capitol. The Games pit children from ages. Dec 04, · The Hunger Games Meets Harry Potter (and other great books for boys age ) Posted on December 4, by Carmen.
I love books. As a kid I was an avid reader and still am as an adult (though I don’t have as much time to read as I would like!) My son, now 11, since a very young age, like 3 or 4, is also an avid reader and gobbles up books. This will allow the readers to identify ‘who the real enemy is’ and make appropriate judgements regarding the ending of the Mockingjay book (the 3rd book in the Hunger Games trilogy).
The Hunger Games is a perfect example: having read it, it’s a book I don’t think is suitable for year-olds. It is too violent, it’s dystopian world is too bleak. Some of the subject matter and the themes are unsuitable. The books require a level of emotional understanding beyond some of the children. The Hunger Games is the film adaptation of the first in Suzanne Collins’ international bestselling trilogy set in a futuristic, dystopian world.
Even before the film’s submission to the BBFC for classification, the Hunger Games novels were extremely popular, particularly amongst year olds, and sold many millions of copies worldwide.
Mar 18, · Due to the brutality of the violence, we would not recommend ‘The Hunger Games’ to children under the age of 12 and would also recommend caution for older children, particularly if the child concerned is sensitive to violence and the concept of people being killed for the pleasure of others. Oct 19, · Generally, yes.
The Hunger Games series appeals to teenagers and adults alike because of the universal appeal of the themes. Not all Young Adult books appeal to adults. YA books with themes that atract only to teenagers typically don't become breakout successes like.
They are I felt it was pretty violent, but looking back on the books that I was reading at that age, I think these are ok. As others have said, there are some good themes, and while I personally think there are better books than these for those themes, if it gets kids excited about reading, then I'm all for it!