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The Hunger Games Companion

The Hunger Games Companion Author Lois H. Gresh
ISBN-10 9781429927024
Release 2011-11-08
Pages 256
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The ultimate companion guide to the blockbuster Hunger Games trilogy For all those who adore Katniss and Peeta, and can't get enough, this companion guide to the wildly popular Hunger Games series is a must-read and a terrific gift. Go deeper into the post-apocalyptic world created by Suzanne Collins than you ever thought possible—an alternative future where boys and girls are chosen from twelve districts to compete in "The Hunger Games," a televised fight-to-the-death. When sixteen-year-old Katniss learns that her little sister has been chosen, Kat steps up to fight in her place—and the games begin. This unauthorized guide takes the reader behind the stage. The Hunger Games Companion includes fascinating background facts about the action in all three books, a revealing biography of the author, and amazing insights into the series' main themes and features--from the nature of evil, to weaponry and rebellions, to surviving the end of the world. It's everything fans have been hungering for since the very first book! This book is not authorized by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic Press or anyone involved in the Hunger Games movie.



The Unofficial Hunger Games Companion

The Unofficial Hunger Games Companion Author Lois H. Gresh
ISBN-10 9781447210924
Release 2011-10-31
Pages 256
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THE HUNGER GAMES is a global publishing phenomenon and is soon to be a high-octane, big-budget Hollywood box-office hit. With a full author profile and interesting insights into the three-book series and its main themes - from the nature of evil, weaponry, rebellions and surviving the end of the world - this companion guide will give millions of readers the insider information that they've been waiting for since book one! The New York Times bestselling author of THE TWILIGHT COMPANION, Lois Gresh, once again gives fans the fascinating facts behind the fiction.



Guide to The Hunger Games

Guide to The Hunger Games Author Caroline Carpenter
ISBN-10 9780859658850
Release 2015-06-29
Pages 192
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Guide to the Hunger Games offers a new way to interact with the enthralling world of the young adult publishing phenomenon that is Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games trilogy. This companion guide provides deeper insight into the inspiration behind the thrilling adventure series, as well as the contemporary social and political themes at its root. The book comes at the perfect time for Hunger Games fans, with Lionsgate Entertainment's announcement that they will release a highly anticipated blockbuster film adaptation of the first book in 2012. Covering all the aspects of the series that fans love, and including an exclusive guide to winning The Hunger Games, this companion guide brings the world of Panem to life and is a must-have for all aspiring Tributes.



The Divergent Companion

The Divergent Companion Author Lois H. Gresh
ISBN-10 9781466843516
Release 2014-02-18
Pages 192
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The first companion guide to the blockbuster bestselling Divergent trilogy—soon to be a major motion picture Written by the New York Times bestselling author of The Twilight Companion and The Hunger Games Companion, the book takes fans deeper into the post-apocalyptic world created by Veronica Roth—a dystopian Chicago in which humanity has organized itself into five factions, each with its own core value to uphold. At the age of sixteen, Beatrice Prior must choose to which one she will devote her life. The Divergent Companion includes fascinating background facts about the action in all three books—the third book, Allegiant, publishes in October 2013—a revealing biography of the author, and amazing insights into the trilogy's major themes and features. It's everything fans have been hungering for since the very first book! This book is not authorized by Veronica Roth, Katherine Tegen Books, or anyone involved in the Divergent movie. The Divergent Companion is a must-read and a terrific gift for the millions of fans both young and old—especially with the Summit Entertainment film version of Divergent, the first book in the trilogy, hitting theaters in March 2014.



How to Survive The Hunger Games

How to Survive The Hunger Games Author Lois H. Gresh
ISBN-10 9781466814127
Release 2012-03-06
Pages 32
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Katniss Everdeen operates in survival mode on a daily basis. How to Survive The Hunger Games explores how Katniss's childhood experience, combined with her survival instinct, makes her the ultimate opponent in The Hunger Games. How to Survive The Hunger Games is a chapter taken straight from The Hunger Games Companion, the ultimate companion guide to the blockbuster Hunger Games trilogy—this book is not authorized by Suzanne Collins, Scholastic Press or anyone involved in the Hunger Games movie. Also included in this eBook is a sneak 80-page preview of THE HUNT, an all-new novel that today's hottest authors are raving about! THE HUNT is coming May 2012. EARLY PRAISE FOR THE HUNT "One of the most brilliant, original books I've read in a very long time. Andrew Fukuda has created a vision of the world both terrifying and fascinating. This is the kind of book you'll want to stay up all night to finish!" —Richelle Mead, #1 bestselling author of the Vampire Academy Series "With razor-sharp prose, a genius plot, and a searing pace that will have you ripping through the pages, Fukuda creates a dark and savage post-apocalyptic world where vampires are evil, humans are nearly extinct and love manages to bloom despite all the odds stacked against it. An exceptional novel—I can't wait for the sequel!" —Alyson Noël, #1 bestselling author of the Immortals Series "Chilling, inventive, and utterly unputdownable, The Hunt masterfully dances between horror and dystopian. Readers, proceed...if you dare. This book will bleed into your nightmares." —Becca Fitzpatrick, bestselling author of the Hush, Hush Saga "A book that grabs you by the throat and doesn't let go. The Hunt is both terrifying and sublime, with every page evoking that fragile, yet unyielding thing we call humanity." —Andrea Cremer, bestselling author of The Nightshade Trilogy



The Panem Companion

The Panem Companion Author V. Arrow
ISBN-10 9781937856205
Release 2012
Pages 248
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An unofficial guide to the bestselling Hunger Games series. It brings Panem to life, from how Panem could have evolved from the America we know today to textual clues as to socioeconomics, ethnicity, culture, sexuality, and more in the districts and the Capitol. It also includes a full lexicon of character name etymologies.



Catching Fire The Official Illustrated Movie Companion

Catching Fire  The Official Illustrated Movie Companion Author Kate Egan
ISBN-10 9780545647144
Release 2013-11-22
Pages 160
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Catching Fire, the New York Times bestseller by Suzanne Collins, is now a major motion picture -- and this is your guide to all of the movie's excitement, both in front of the camera and behind it. Go behind the scenes of the making of Catching Fire with exclusive materials, including back-stage photos and interviews. From the screenwriting process to the casting decisions, from the fantastic new sets and gorgeous costumes to the actors' performances and the director's vision, this is the definitive companion to the second Hunger Games film.



The Hunger Games Official Illustrated Movie Companion

The Hunger Games  Official Illustrated Movie Companion Author Kate Egan
ISBN-10 9780545452397
Release 2012-02-07
Pages 160
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The New York Times bestseller by Suzanne Collins is now a major motion picture -- and this is your guide to all of the movie's excitement, both in front of the camera and behind it. Go behind the scenes of the making of The Hunger Games with exclusive images and interviews. From the screenwriting process to the casting decisions to the elaborate sets and costumes to the actors' performances and directors' vision, this is the definitive companion to the breathtaking film.



The Mortal Instruments Companion

The Mortal Instruments Companion Author Lois H. Gresh
ISBN-10 9781250039286
Release 2013-06-18
Pages 224
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The Mortal Instruments Companion, a must-read guide to the wildly popular Mortal Instruments series, is a terrific gift for the millions of fans both young and old—especially with the Sony Pictures film version of City of Bones, the first book in the series, hitting theaters in August 2013. Written by the New York Times bestselling author of The Twilight Companion and The Hunger Games Companion, the book takes fans deeper into the world of the Shadowhunters created by Cassandra Clare—a gritty urban fantasy world full of demon hunters into which Clary Fray, a Brooklynite previously unaware of the magical world, is suddenly and inexplicably pulled. The Mortal Instruments Companion includes fascinating background facts about the action in all seven books, a revealing biography of the author, and amazing insights into the series' major themes and features—from the nature of evil and the Downworlders, to the power of the Sight, to the Mortal Instruments themselves. It's everything fans have been hungering for since the very first book! This book is not authorized by Cassandra Clare, Margaret K. McElderry Books, or anyone involved in the City of Bones movie.



Mockingjay The Hunger Games Book Three Study Guide

Mockingjay  The Hunger Games   Book Three  Study Guide Author BookCaps Study Guides Staff
ISBN-10 9781610429016
Release 2011
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Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy is full of characters and plots; if you need help keeping track of it all, then this can help. The perfect companion to Suzanne Collins' "Mockingjay: The Hunger Games - Book One," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.



The Twilight Companion

The Twilight Companion Author Lois H. Gresh
ISBN-10 1429983337
Release 2008-10-28
Pages 256
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Everyone's in love with vampires, and if his name happens to be Edward Cullen, then readers of the wildly popular Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer can't help but be crazy about him. For all those who adore Bella Swan, Edward, and the rest of the Cullen family and can't get enough, this companion guide is a must-read and a terrific gift. The series follows an unlikely couple: Bella, a teenager, and her boyfriend Edward, a vampire that has sworn off human blood. But their love is ill-fated--being a vampire, Edward must keep his passion in check, lest he is driven to suck Bella's blood. With legends, lore, and myths about everything from vampires to werewolves to immortality, a bio of the author, and a ton of insight into the four-book series, this companion guide will give millions of readers the information that they've been waiting for since book one.



The Twilight Companion Completely Updated

The Twilight Companion  Completely Updated Author Lois H. Gresh
ISBN-10 1429940468
Release 2009-09-29
Pages 272
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Everyone's in love with vampires, and if the vampire's name happens to be Edward Cullen, then readers of the wildly popular Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer can't help but be crazy about him. For all those who adore Bella Swan, Edward, and the rest of the Cullen family and can't get enough, this companion guide is a must. The Twilight series follows an unlikely couple: Bella, a teenager, and her boyfriend, Edward, a vampire who has sworn off human blood. Added to the mix is Jacob Black, a werewolf who also loves Bella. Seductive and compelling, the four-book series has become a worldwide phenomenon. With legends and lore about vampires and werewolves throughout history, insight into the series, quizzes, and heaps of fascinating facts, this companion guide will give millions of readers the information they've been hungering for since book one! As a special bonus, the companion guide helps readers determine if they are compatible with a guy like Edward!



Catching Fire The Hunger Games Book Two

Catching Fire  The Hunger Games  Book Two Author BookCaps Study Guides Staff
ISBN-10 9781610429009
Release 2011
Pages
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Though not as epic as some series, there are still enough characters, settings and plots to make a companion nice to have. BookCaps can help! This companion to the book provides character, plot and chapter summaries. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.



The Hunger Games and Philosophy

The Hunger Games and Philosophy Author George A. Dunn
ISBN-10 9781118206027
Release 2012-01-26
Pages 272
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A philosophical exploration of Suzanne Collins's New York Times bestselling series, just in time for the release of The Hunger Games movie Katniss Everdeen is "the girl who was on fire," but she is also the girl who made us think, dream, question authority, and rebel. The post-apocalyptic world of Panem's twelve districts is a divided society on the brink of war and struggling to survive, while the Capitol lives in the lap of luxury and pure contentment. At every turn in the Hunger Games trilogy, Katniss, Peeta, Gale, and their many allies wrestle with harrowing choices and ethical dilemmas that push them to the brink. Is it okay for Katniss to break the law to ensure her family's survival? Do ordinary moral rules apply in the Arena? Can the world of The Hunger Games shine a light into the dark corners of our world? Why do we often enjoy watching others suffer? How can we distinguish between what's Real and Not Real? This book draws on some of history's most engaging philosophical thinkers to take you deeper into the story and its themes, such as sacrifice, altruism, moral choice, and gender. Gives you new insights into the Hunger Games series and its key characters, plot lines, and ideas Examines important themes such as the state of nature, war, celebrity, authenticity, and social class Applies the perspective of some of world's greatest minds, such as Charles Darwin, Thomas Hobbes, Friedrich Nietzsche, Plato, and Immanuel Kant to the Hunger Games trilogy Covers all three books in the Hunger Games trilogy An essential companion for Hunger Games fans, this book will take you deeper into the dystopic world of Panem and into the minds and motivations of those who occupy it.



The Fan s Guide to The Spiderwick Chronicles

The Fan s Guide to The Spiderwick Chronicles Author Lois H. Gresh
ISBN-10 1429932252
Release 2008-01-08
Pages 160
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For fans of The Spiderwick Chronicles comes the ultimate unauthorized guide to the facts behind Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black's world. This new book by Lois Gresh takes young readers beyond the creepy and captivating fairy world of The Spiderwick Chronicles and answers the burning questions kids have been aching to know. With illustrations, quizzes, facts, and mythology, The Fan's Guide to The Spiderwick Chronicles will provide hours of fun. Digging deep into history, legend, and lore, this magical guide helps fans enjoy their favorite series as they never have before. This is the perfect gift for that young reader who can't get enough of the series or wants to find out what the excitement is all about.



Fan Phenomena The Hunger Games

Fan Phenomena  The Hunger Games Author Nicola Balkind
ISBN-10 9781783202041
Release 2014
Pages 154
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An exciting dystopian fantasy thriller series, The Hunger Games began its life as a trilogy of books by Suzanne Collins, the first released in 2008. An immediate success, the first installment had a first printing of 50,000 hardcover copies, which quickly ballooned to 200,000. Spending one hundred consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, the book was put into development for release on the big screen. The first film, starring Academy Award-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, broke box office records, and all of its sequels are expected to follow suit. Fan Phenomena: The Hunger Games charts the series's success through the increasingly vocal online communities that drive the young adult book market. Essays here consider the fashion that the series has created and how the costumes, memorabilia, merchandising, and branding have become an ever bigger part of the fandom experience. Issues explored include debates over the movie stars' race and size, which tap into greater issues within the fan community and popular culture in general and the current argument that has divided fans and critics: whether or not the third book, Mockingjay, should be split into two films. With this scholarly compendium, navigating the postapocalyptic landscape of Panem will be as effortless as Katniss Everdeen's archery and ensure that the odds will be forever in your favor.



Of Bread Blood and The Hunger Games

Of Bread  Blood and The Hunger Games Author Mary F. Pharr
ISBN-10 9780786470198
Release 2012-07-10
Pages 256
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This collection of fresh essays on Suzanne Collins's epic trilogy spans multiple disciplines. The contributors probe the trilogy's meaning using theories grounded in historicism, feminism, humanism, queer theory, as well as cultural, political, and media studies. The essayists demonstrate diverse perspectives regarding Collins's novels but their works have three elements in common: an appreciation of the trilogy as literature, a belief in its permanent value, and a need to share both appreciation and belief with fellow readers. The 21 essays that follow the context-setting introduction are grouped into four parts: Part I "History, Politics, Economics, and Culture," Part II "Ethics, Aesthetics, and Identity," Part III "Resistance, Surveillance, and Simulacra," and Part IV "Thematic Parallels and Literary Traditions." A core bibliography of dystopian and postapocalyptic works is included, with emphasis on the young adult category--itself an increasingly crucial part of postmodern culture.