By: Zoe Eland
Suzanne Collins Biography
Suzanne Collins was born on August 10,1962 in Hartford Connecticut. She graduated in 1989 at Alabama High school and enrolled at Indiana University. She was the youngest of four children and her dad was a pilot in the United Air Force. As she went through college she always knew she wanted to write and publish books. She published her first book called "Gregor the Overlander" in 2003. She wrote her first little kids television show called 'Clarissa Explains it all' and 'Little Bear' for a children's television for Nickelodeon. She was then inspired by a guy named James Proimos where she then wrote a series that was very popular in 2008 called "The Hunger Games".
Book #1 The Hunger Games
The Hunger Games Summary
The first book of the series is called "The Hunger Games". I think this is the most action packed one of of the whole series because they fight to the death in an arena against the 11 tributes. Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark get chosen as District 12 where they go together into the games and fall and love. With help from their mentor they get to have supplies to stay alive. Their mentor is Haymitch and Effie Trinket is their planner. As they fight to the death will they mange to stay alive and what skills will they use?
Book #2 Catching Fire
Catching Fire Summary
They have just came home to District 12 with a win and get to see their family. As Peeta and Katniss are just warming up to a new life style they get a Katniss gets an unexpected visit at her house in the victors village. As you read this book people are fighting back and President Snow doesn't like that. What will President Snow do in order to get Panem back in line and under his control again? Catching Fire is a book not to miss. You will enjoy the surprises their President does.
Book #3 Mocking Jay
Mocking Jay Summary
As the journey has still not come to an end Katniss Everdeen wants to fight the capital. Katniss still doesn't believe the capital should put kids through the hunger games and wants to kill President Snow. President Snow is always up for a challenge and does some cruel things in order for the people suffer. Will Katniss ever have her way or will she change her mind about what she will do? The last book will make you happy and realize how lucky of a secede we really have.