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Episode 48 — A Second Look at The Hunger Games
|Grades||6 – 12|
|Podcast Series||Text Messages: Recommendations for Adolescent Readers
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|Original Air Date||Published March 16, 2012|
Music in this podcast is courtesy of Scott Andrew.
With a new movie version of The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins' story of a dystopian world where children are forced to fight to the death on live television is set to reach an even broader audience. Tune in to hear about the seeds for The Hunger Games story, themes that distinguish the series as an important work of literature, and what the books have to offer teen readers.
After listening to this episode, be sure to print out this list of recommended titles to take to the library or book seller.
Books featured in this episode:
- The Hunger Games (Scholastic, 2008)
- Catching Fire (Scholastic, 2009)
- Mockingjay (Scholastic, 2010)