Title: Catching Fire
Author: Suzanne Collins
Series: The Hunger Games #2
Published: September 2009
Publisher: Scholastic Press
From: Shawna Freeman
Catching Fire is the second novel in the Hunger Games trilogy written by American author Suzanne Collins. It’s a continuation of the first book, The Hunger Games, and to be perfectly honest, a more intricate book that delves deeper into the human condition than even the first could have.
In the second post-apocalyptic revolution novel by Collins, Katniss Everdeen suffers the mental damage done to her in the first Hunger Games she participated in in Collins’ novel The Hunger Games, and is forced to relive everything all over again.
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[As seen in Creston News Advertiser, April 3, 2014]
Last week, I found a story written by an employee of Al Jazeera America, an international broadcaster headquartered in Qatar, titled “Former President Jimmy Carter’s call to action.”
Carter gave a speech about his new book, “A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence and Power,” during a “Consider This” interview with Antonio Mora. Carter’s book takes a look at how he, now 89, learned about the issues of sexism from when he was a child through his life in the military, as a farmer and as president of the United States.
Continue reading Girl on Fire: Progress made to equal rights