Sarah Darer Littman is an award-winning author of middle-grade and young adult novels, including Confessions of a Closet Catholic, Purge, Life, After, and the upcoming Want to go Private? In addition to writing for teens, she is a columnist for Hearst Newspapers (CT) and a regular writer for the political websites www.ctnewsjunkie.com and http://myleftnutmeg.com. For more information, visit Sarah at http://sarahdarerlittman.com.
The Politics of <i>Mockingjay</i>
From The Girl Who Was on Fire
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This is one essay from the anthology The Girl Who Was on Fire
Praised by writers from Stephen King to Stephenie Meyer, Suzanne Collins’ New York Times bestselling Hunger Games trilogy is dark, captivating, and deeply thought-provoking. Part straight-up survivalist adventure, part rich allegory, and part political thriller, the series has become a new YA favorite. A film version of the first book, The Hunger Games, is currently in development.
The Girl Who Was On Fire offers even more to think about for teen readers already engrossed by the Hunger Games. From the trilogy’s darker themes of violence and social control to reality television, fashion, and weaponry, the collection’s exploration of the Hunger Games by other YA writers reveals exactly how rich, and how perilous, protagonist Katniss’ world really is.
The Girl Who Was On Fire covers all three books in the Hunger Games trilogy.
About the Editor
Leah Wilson graduated from Duke University with a degree in Culture and Modern Fiction and is currently Editor-in-Chief of Smart Pop at BenBella Books. Leah is the editor of Perfectly Plum and Ardeur and the co-editor on Immortal, Coffee at Luke’s, and Serenity Found, among other Smart Pop titles. She lives in Cambridge, Mass.
Jennifer Lynn Barnes, Mary Borsellino, Sarah Rees Brennan, Terri Clark, Bree Despain, Adrienne Kress, Cara Lockwood, Elizabeth M. Rees, Carrie Ryan, Ned Vizzini, Lili Wilkinson, Blythe Woolston, and Sarah Darer Littman