By: Suzanne Collins
In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements
In English II
Jungie Mari S. Cumla
Mrs. Marissa German
St. Therese Educational Foundation of Tacloban City
About the Author: Suzanne Collins
Since 1991, Suzanne Collins has been busy writing for children’s television. She has worked on the staffs of several Nickelodeon shows, including the Emmy-nominated hit Clarissa Explains it All and The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo. For preschool viewers, she penned multiple stories for the Emmy-nominated Little Bear and Oswald. She also co-wrote the critically acclaimed Rankin/Bass Christmas special, Santa, Baby! Most recently she was the Head Writer for Scholastic Entertainment’s Clifford’s Puppy Days.
While working on a Kids WB show called Generation O! she met children’s author James Proimos, who talked her into giving children’s books a try.
Thinking one day about Alice in Wonderland, she was struck by how pastoral the setting must seem to kids who, like her own, lived in urban surroundings. In New York City, you’re much more likely to fall down a manhole than a rabbit hole and, if you do, you’re not going to find a tea party. What you might find...? Well, that’s the story of Gregor the Overlander, the first book in her five-part fantasy/war series, The Underland Chronicles.
At present, Suzanne is hard at work on the third book in her sci-fi series, The Hunger Games.
Katniss Everdeen grew up as a girl who is faced with life’s daily trudges since her father’s death in a mining blast. She is a tough hunter who puts food on her family’s table with her mother’s depression and her sister’s fragility .She hunts with her childhood friend Gale ever since she met him in the woods.
Every year the Capitol of Panem hosts an event called the Hunger Games where there are two “Tributes” – a boy and a girl – are picked from each of the... [continues]
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