|:||Tello, Pilar Ramirez|
|Publish Date:||Mar 2012|
|Number of Pages:||407|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||1.2|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 8.0 x 1.75|
Suzanne Collins was born on August 10, 1962. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut and graduated from Indiana University with a double major in Drama and Telecommunications. Collins went on to receive an M.F.A. from New York University in dramatic writing. Since 1991, she has been a writer for children's television shows. She has worked on the staffs of several shows including Clarissa Explains it All, The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo, Little Bear and Oswald.
She also co-wrote the Rankin/Bass Christmas special, Santa, Baby! and was the head writer for Scholastic Entertainment's Clifford's Puppy Days. Her books include When Charlie McButton Lost Power, The Underland Chronicles, and the Hunger Games Trilogy. Book one of this trilogy, The Hunger Games, became a major motion picture in 2012 with Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence portraying the main character of Katniss Everdeen.
This sequel to the best-selling The Hunger Games follows the story of Katniss Everdeen, picking up right where the first book left off. Katniss and Peeta won the Hunger Games despite tremendous obstacles, winning the safety and well-being of their families, but they won in defiance of the Capitol. Now they find out that rebellion is stirring against the cruel powers of the state, and that they are being used as symbols of the movement! The Capitol will try to get revenge.
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