Teens’ Top Ten 2011: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

June 15, 2011

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Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins is one of the Teens’ Top Ten Nominations for 2011.

Mockingjay, by Suzanne Collins, is the last book in the Hunger Games Trilogy. The background of this book is the country of Panem, the result of a devastated and ruined North America. The country of Panem is made up of the Capitol (the center of Panem) and thirteen outlying districts whose job is to supply the Capitol with various goods and products. Before the Hunger Games Trilogy began, a civil war broke out in which the districts revolted against the Capitol. The districts were eventually crushed and District 13 was supposedly demolished. As a penalty for the rebellion, the districts are forced to send one male and one female representative from each district to fight to the death on live television. Everyone is forced to watch this battle to show how weak they are. Read the rest of this entry »

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Request Mockingjay Now: Hunger Games Book 3

July 14, 2010

Mockingjay, the 3rd book in the Hunger Games series by Suzanne Collins, has been purchased by Wake County Libraries.  You can now place requests.  Don’t wait too long!  We have purchased 120 copies, and there are already 96 requests.  If you want to be one of the first people to read this book in Wake County, place your request todayRead the rest of this entry »


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