The Hunger Games Companion

The Unauthorized Guide to the Series

Lois H. Gresh

St. Martin's Griffin

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The ultimate companion guide to the blockbuster Hunger Games trilogy

For all those who adore Katniss and Peeta, and can't get enough, this companion guide to the wildly popular Hunger Games series is a must-read and a terrific gift.

Go deeper into the post-apocalyptic world created by Suzanne Collins than you ever thought possible—an alternative future where boys and girls are chosen from twelve districts to compete in “The Hunger Games,” a televised fight-to-the-death. When sixteen-year-old Katniss learns that her little sister has been chosen, Kat steps up to fight in her place—and the games begin. This unauthorized guide takes the reader behind the stage.

The Hunger Games Companion includes fascinating background facts about the action in all three books, a revealing biography of the author, and amazing insights into the series’ main themes and features--from the nature of evil, to weaponry and rebellions, to surviving the end of the world. It’s everything fans have been hungering for since the very first book!

This book is not authorized by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic Press or anyone involved in the Hunger Games movie. 

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THE HUNGER GAMES TRILOGY
SURVIVING THE END OF THE WORLD
 
 
In dystopian post-apocalyptic novels, a remnant of humanity survives against the odds in situations ranging from nuclear wars to environmental meltdowns; invasions by aliens, zombies, and other monsters; plagues; chemicals; genetics gone wild; supermassive black holes that devour us; earthquakes; volcanoes; and even human-eating plants. Many of these scenarios are man-induced horrors: the nukes, biological and chemical wars, genetic engineering, global warming, pollution, corporate and government greed.

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"Interesting and useful material ... Worthwhile exegesis."
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About the Author

Lois H. Gresh

Lois H. Gresh is the New York Times bestselling author of many books, including The Twilight Companion and other fans' guides, as well as science fiction novels and stories. She lives in upstate New York.

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The Hunger Games Companion
The Unauthorized Guide to the Series
Lois H. Gresh

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
November 2011
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781429927024
ISBN10: 142992702X
256 pages
Age Range: 12 to 18
Grade Range: 7 and up
$9.26

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
November 2011
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780312617936
ISBN10: 0312617933
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 256 pages
Age Range: 12 to 18
Grade Range: 7 and up
$12.99
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