Is Katniss a hero?

Katniss Everdeen of The Hunger Games is put in a terrible situation, that’s for sure. You probably at least know the story line.¬† She takes her sister’s place and heads for an arena where children must duel to the death. One writer, N.D. Wilson,...

Discuss The Hunger Games with non-Christians

The Christian Research Journal has an article in the current issue  (35/02) suggesting believers discuss The Hunger Games with non-Christian friends. The article author, Holly Ordway, argues that the dystopian genre of The Hunger Games serves as a critique of our...

The Hunger Games movie

My friend Jim Tudor watched the Hunger Games movie with no expectation. Here’s his take on the movie: Find a kid who actually reads, and odds are the cited favorite book will be Suzanne Collins’ 26-million bestselling source novel. Like “Harry...

The Hunger Games, a review

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Published 2008 by Scholastic, 384 pages Genre: Young adult, dystopian futuristic. Not suitable for 15 and under in my opinion because of violence. Katniss Everdeen, a 16-year-old living in America some time in the future when it has...