Hunger Games Book Report

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Setting: The Hunger Games takes place sometime in the future (seeing as there are hovercrafts and other gadgets that still don’t exist yet). In the beginning, the book takes place in District 12.District 12 is where coal is mined, and therefore, it is described as if having a layer of loot and coal dust over most things. It is also said that District 12 is where modern-day Appalachia is. The Games: Most of the book takes place at the arena. This year it’s an arena in which there are lakes, streams, wooded areas and a field in which all the tributes are afraid to enter. Katniss Everdeen: -Katniss Everdeen is a 16-year old girl from District 12. -She is independent, seemingly apathetic, strong, intelligent, and good with a bow and arrow. -She is not good with feelings or people. -She cares very deeply for her little sister, Prim(Katniss cares very deeply for her sister that she even volunteers as the tribute when Prim’s name is read out loud at the Reaping). Peeta Mellark: -Peeta is the son of a baker. He is the male tribute from District 12.He’s in the same year as Katniss in school. -One of the most “popular” people at Katniss and Peeta’s school. -More in touch on his feelings than Katniss. Not as tough or skillful in fighting than Katniss.He is also intelligent and this helps him exel in The Games. Haymitch Abernathy: -Described as a pounchy, middle-aged man (19). -He is one of the two victors from District 12(He is the only one alive). -He is almost always drunk. -When sober, he is rather intelligent and even cunning. -He is Katniss and Peeta’s mentor in the games. -Has a certain link with Katniss which they understand each other without direct contact. Gale Hawthorn: -Katniss’ best friend. -Katniss describes him as “the only person with whom I can be myself”(6). -He is the oldest of his siblings and is supporting himself,

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