Catching Fire

By Collins, Suzanne

Publishers Summary:
By winning the annual Hunger Games, District 12 tributes Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark have secured a life of safety and plenty for themselves and their families, but because they won by defying the rules, they unwittingly become the faces of an impending rebellion.

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ISBN
978-0-43902-349-8
Publisher
Scholastic


REVIEWS

School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 2009

Gr 7-Up Every year in Panem, the dystopic nation that exists where the U.S. used to be, the Capitol holds a televised tournament in which two teen "tributes" from each of the surrounding districts fight a gruesome battle to the death. In "The Hunger Games" (Scholastic, 2008), Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark, the tributes from impoverished District Twelve, thwarted the Gamemakers, forcing them to let both teens survive. In this rabidly anticipated sequel, Katniss, again the narrator, returns home to find herself more t...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2010

Six months have passed since Katniss and Peeta won the Hunger Games, and now they are ready to embark on their Victory Tour of the districts, but they do so under an ominous threat to the safety of their family and friends, a threat delivered in person by President Snow himself. It turns out that Katniss's Games-ending stunt with the berries has been read not only as an expression of her devotion to Peeta but also as an act of defiance of the Capitol—and because most of the districts fester with unrest, the Ca...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on April 1, 2010

Six months have passed since Katniss and Peeta won the Hunger Games, with the next Games--the seventy-fifth anniversary--fast approachi...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Junior Library Guild

Reviewed on September 8, 2009

- A page turner; a worthy follow-up to The Hunger Games. - The love triangle involving Katniss, Peeta, and Gale is a source of emotional tens...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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