A few great things happened in America on August 10, Also on that date, Suzanne Collins was born. Her father was officer of the U. Air Force, causing the family to move frequently.
This is where the bed I shared with my sister, Prim, stood. Over there was the kitchen table. The bricks of the chimney, which collapsed in a charred heap, provide a point of reference for the rest of the house. How else could I orient myself in this sea of gray?
Almost nothing remains of District A month ago, the Capitol's firebombs obliterated the poor coal miners' houses in the Seam, the shops in the town, even the Justice Building. The only area that escaped incineration was the Victor's Village.
I don't know why exactly. Perhaps so anyone forced to come here on Capitol business would have somewhere decent to stay. A committee assessing the condition of the coal mines. A squad of Peacekeepers checking for returning refugees.
But no one is returning except me. And that's only for a brief visit. The authorities in District 13 were against my coming back. They viewed it as a costly and pointless venture, given that at least a dozen invisible hovercraft are circling overhead for my protection and there's no intelligence to be gained.
I had to see it, though. So much so that I made it a condition of my cooperating with any of their plans. Finally, Plutarch Heavensbee, the Head Gamemaker who had organized the rebels in the Capitol, threw up his hands.
Better to waste a day than another month. Maybe a little tour of Twelve is just what she needs to convince her we're on the same side.
A pain stabs my left temple and I press my hand against it. Right on the spot where Johanna Mason hit me with the coil of wire. The memories swirl as I try to sort out what is true and what is false.The Hunger Games' Suzanne Collins announces her next series and George R.R.
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MOCKINGJAY SUZANNE COLLINS SCHOLASTIC PRESS / NEW YORK For Cap, Charlie, and Isabel PART I "THE ASHES" 1 I stare down at my shoes, watching as a . In , Collins earned her M.F.A.
in dramatic writing from the New York University Tisch School of the Arts/ She currently lives in Connecticut with her family and a pair of feral kittens they adopted from their backyard. Enjoyable satire Is there anything you would change about this book?
The satirical humor was good. This wasn't laugh-out-loud hilarious. But it did a good job taking the story to the absurd to poke fun at the source material.
Who was your favorite character and why? Lon was my favorite character.