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Books are paperback in hardcover box set, includes The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay.
Set in a dark vision of the near future, a terrifying reality TV show is taking place. Twelve boys and twelve girls are forced to appear in a live event called The Hunger Games. There is only one rule: kill or be killed. When sixteen-year-old Katniss Everdee steps forward to take her younger sister's place in the games, she sees it as a death sentence. But Katniss has been close to death before. For her, survival is second nature.
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Praise for The Hunger Games series
#1 USA Today Bestseller
#1 New York Times Bestseller
#1 Wall Street Journal Bestseller
#1 Publishers Weekly Bestseller
A New York Times Notable Children's Book
A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice
A Booklist Editors' Choice
A Kirkus Best Book of the Year
A Publishers Weekly Best Book
"Whereas Katniss kills with finesse, Collins writes with raw power." --Time Magazine
"Suspenseful... Collins' fans, grown-ups included, will race to the end."-USA Today
"Collins has joined J. K. Rowling and Stephenie Meyer as a writer of children's books that adults are eager to read." --Bloomberg.com
"At its best the trilogy channels the political passion of 1984, the memorable violence of A Clockwork Orange, the imaginative ambience of The Chronicles of Narnia and the detailed inventiveness of Harry Potter." -New York Times Book Review
* "Perfect pacing and electrifying world-building." --Booklist, starred review
* "Forget Edward and Jacob... readers will be picking sides--Peeta or Gale?" --Publishers Weekly, starred review
* "Leaves enough questions tantalizingly unanswered for readers to be desperate for the next installment." --School Library Journal, starred review
Suzanne Collins is the author of the New York Times bestselling Underland Chronicles series, which has more than one million books in print and is available in seven foreign editions. In the award-winning The Hunger Games and Catching Fire, Collins continues to explore the effects of war and violence on those coming of age. The much-anticipated finale to The Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay, will be published on August 24th, 2010. Also a successful writer for children's television, Collins lives with her family in Connecticut. Visit her at www.suzannecollinsbooks.com.
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Book Description Scholastic, 2014. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1407136542
Book Description Scholastic, 2014. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # MB00I61PTDS