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Mockingjay

Collins, Suzanne (Paperback)
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Mockingjay
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Katniss Everdeen's having survived the Hunger games twice makes her a target of the Capitol and President Snow, as well as a hero to the rebels who will succeed only if Katniss is willing to put aside her personal feelings of anger and distrust and serve as their pawn. She must accept responsibility for countless lives in order to change the course of the future of Panem. District 13 really does exist. There are rebels. Tthere are new leaders. A revolution is unfolding.
Authors: Collins, Suzanne
Statement of Responsibility: Suzanne Collins
Title: Mockingjay
Characteristics: 390 pages ; 21 cm.
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Series:
Contents: Part I. The ashes
Part II. The assault
Part. III. The assassin
Summary: Katniss Everdeen's having survived the Hunger games twice makes her a target of the Capitol and President Snow, as well as a hero to the rebels who will succeed only if Katniss is willing to put aside her personal feelings of anger and distrust and serve as their pawn. She must accept responsibility for countless lives in order to change the course of the future of Panem. District 13 really does exist. There are rebels. Tthere are new leaders. A revolution is unfolding.
Subject Headings: Insurgency Fiction Survival Fiction Television programs Fiction Interpersonal relations Fiction Contests Fiction Insurgency Fiction Survival Fiction Survival skills Fiction Television programs Fiction Interpersonal relations Fiction Contests Fiction Science fiction
Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fantasy fiction
Children's stories
Science fiction
Topical Term: Insurgency
Survival
Television programs
Interpersonal relations
Contests
Insurgency
Survival
Survival skills
Television programs
Interpersonal relations
Contests
Science fiction
ISBN: 9780545663267
0545663261
Branch Call Number: FIC C
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Relase date: November 21


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I personally think that this was the worst book of the series. I just found that it didn't match up to the same level as Suzanne Collins' last two books. Mockingjay was - there's just no other way to say this - depressing. Too many people died, and not even the right people! (Not implying that I wanted anyone to die) In my opinion, there could've been a better ending to this truly marvellous series.

Nov 18, 2014
  • hey123_0 rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

even more depressing then the last

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay--Part 1, based on the third book in the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, opens November 21 2014. The cast includes Jennifer Lawrence, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Woody Harrelson and Donald Sutherland.

Mocking Jay by Suzanne Collins is an exciting and the best book in the Hunger Game series. The book is exacting and action pack throughout the book and will keep drawing you back to it. The book takes place after Katniss escapes the 75 Hunger Games and is on her way to District 13 which everyone thinks was destroyed by the Capitol years before. Once she arrives she asks her Mom why she did not head to District 12. The Mom says that District 12 was destroyed a few hours ago. Katniss feels angry about this because she loves her home and the woods she hunts around, in District 12. Then she meets some fellow tributes who knew about the escape from the beginning but did not tell her because she could blow their plan. Katniss feels angry about withholding information, but realizes it was a good idea. She meets some District 13 officials, and they tell her she is the Mocking Jay or the symbol of the rebellion. Katniss gives a speech about the rebellion and how every should keep fighting the Capitol. She is sent off to District 8 to show she is fighting in the war too. But after the filming she is taken away when Capitol bombers fly over and start to drop their bombs. But Katniss feels frustrated about not fighting what she has started. So she is trained and sent to the invasion of the Capitol. With the rebel forces closing in on the Capitol will Katniss catch President Snow or die trying? Read the Mocking Jay to find out. The Mocking Jay is the best book of the series with action and adventure. It was sad to finish the book because I really like the book and the series. The negative point to the book is that the plotline is not straight forward if have not read the other two books. Also, you can still not understand why Katniss is doing something sometimes because Suzanne Collins does not explain Katniss’s actions very well. In conclusion, Mocking Jay is a great book with action and adventure but does not do a good job explaining Katniss’s actions.

it is hunger games not hunter games

Sep 03, 2014
  • otaku_tinashi rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Interesting; lots of action

Aug 28, 2014
  • nincika rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Personally this book is the BEST from the other Hunger games books for here Katniss is like a newer and braver person and she seems more worked up about saving Panem from Snow! Of all the Hunger games books this one is the best!!

Aug 02, 2014
  • KreativeKitten15 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

To begin with, before reading the following comment, please keep in mind that SPOILERS have been mentioned. Aside from that, in my opinion the novel Mockingjay is a great read and I would definitely recommend it to a friend. Already being a big fan of, “The Hunger Games” series, I immediately knew that I had to get my hands on this final book of the trilogy. Throughout the entire novel, Mockingjay deeply encompasses the main themes of Bravery, Death, Forgiveness, Friendship, Hate, Love, Trust and many more that have not fully been introduced in the two previous books. Personally, I was moved by the way Katniss Everdeen, the narrator, dealt with various situations such as cases of severe physical pain. Additionally, I was saddened by the many deaths that took place in the novel, especially those of Finnick Odair (A victor from District 4) and Primrose Everdeen (Katniss’ younger sister). However, these deaths come to show that often during instances of war people tend to suffer the loss of loved ones. Overall, reading Mockingjay has allowed me to learn a great deal about the ups and downs of life.

I think this series was brilliant and there were a lot of twists and turns. However, this wasn't my favourite book. It was an awesome book but the two first books were very well-written. Overall it was a good finale and i wasn't disappointed with it. I have to say i didn't think this book would have ended like this. It was a very good read though

Jul 29, 2014
  • randomlyreading rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I read this book to finish the Hunger Games series, so that I would know how everything ended. I had quite high expectations for this book considering how I enjoyed the last two books... and I wished that I had never picked it up.

This conclusion to what started as a strong story was very messy and overall lame. Everything just fell apart here. It kind of ruined the series for me.

Katniss's became someone totally different from the girl everyone knew as "the girl on fire" - It seemed like she lost her spirit and that made the story even more depressing.

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Sep 22, 2014
  • red_zebu_50 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

red_zebu_50 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 13

Aug 17, 2014
  • blue_dolphin_309 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 17, 2014
  • kwanyoon rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 16, 2014
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Jul 09, 2014
  • okami7 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 09, 2014
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Jul 09, 2014
  • green_crocodile_387 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Jul 09, 2014
  • woopsey861 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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Jul 20, 2014
  • Man123 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

i like this book

Katniss is back to rocking Panem.

Jul 12, 2014
  • Jennabella1721 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Katniss is safe in 13 but 12 is destroyed Peeta and Johanna is captured by the captital. The rebellion is in full force and to save the lives of thousands Katniss must become the Mockingjay and help overthrow the capital once and for all. ps it has an amazing ending in my opinion and you HAVE to read it-no joke

Jul 09, 2014
  • AlbanianPrincess24 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book was the best. You should all read the epilogue. Many people don't read it at the end, but here in this book you should. What happens is so cute, adorable, and romantic. This book was sad, when a few people died. FYI two sets of couples get married. YOU MUST READ THIS BOOK!!!!!!!!

Jul 09, 2014
  • fischstix rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Katniss continues the fight against the capital. District 12 is destroyed, Peeta is captured and she must become the face of the revolution by agreeing to be the 'mockingjay'.

Mar 18, 2014
  • iamlord_voldemort rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

oooohhh yesss!!!! the epilogue is amazing!!!!

Apr 22, 2013
  • Chalae22 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

READ THE EPILOGUE THE ENDING IS SOOOOOOOOOOO GOOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jul 31, 2012
  • molinga rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

since thet discovered district 13 they are now planning on a way to overthrow the capital and rid themselves of their oppresive ruler president snow and in the process the are still search for peeta

Aug 10, 2011
  • henein rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Young Katniss Everdeen has survived the dreaded Hunger Games not once, but twice, but even now she can find no relief. In fact, the dangers seem to be escalating: President Snow has declared an all-out war on Katniss, her family, her friends, and all the oppressed people of District 12. The thrill-packed final installment of Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy will keep young hearts pounding.

Katniss Everdeen is the Mockingjay. She's the leader of the rebels, staged against the Capital. She's assigned to take it down, to motivate people, to encourage the rebellion. But with Peeta in the Capital's hands, saying rebellious things to the world, District 13 is absolute sure that Peeta is a traitor, however, Katniss does not. When it is arranged for a rescue, Peeta comes back enraged, and controlled by the Capital's tampering. Katniss soon loses hope in Peeta, and begins to train for the offical day of the rebellion. When it is time, Peeta comes along, better, but still suffering torturous flashbacks. Through the mission, they lose Jackson, Leeg 1 and Leeg 2, Boggs, Finnick, and many others. When they finally reach the Capital, Gale, Peeta and Katniss part ways. When Katniss reaches President Snow's mansion, she is severly injured by a bombing there in the mansion. She wakes up, discovering Prim, her younger sister, is dead, but the rebellion is won, and District 13's president, President Coin, is now the ruler of Panem. At the execution of President Snow, Katniss does the honours. However, she shoots President Coin instead. She is captured, and put in a room, then later released, with no consequences whatsoever. She goes back to District 12, feeling the effects of war and battle, but slowly recovers. In the end, Peeta and Katniss fall in love again and get married, having two children. However, they're aren't any Hunger Games, happening. But even in twenty years, Peeta and Katniss could never forget these events, haunting them for a lifetime.

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Jun 11, 2014
  • indigo_cat_7 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Just cute romance! <3

Other: You are all babies. this book is fine. if you have a problem with violence, stop reading this series.

Violence: So? DEAL WITH IT! lol

Jul 29, 2013
  • angiem99 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: And EPICNESS

Other: TOTAL AWESOMENESS!!!!!!!!

Jun 09, 2013
  • sandraboer rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Coarse Language: NONE!!!!!!!!!!

Jun 09, 2013
  • sandraboer rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: Of COURSE there is violence. The book was WRITTEN to explain the horrors of war to a young audience. If this scares you then don't turn on the TV NEWS!!!

Jun 09, 2013
  • sandraboer rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Sexual Content: Just some sweet kisses! : )

Jun 09, 2013
  • sandraboer rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Yes, but that is part of WAR!!!!!!

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Oct 29, 2014
  • MonsterGirl94 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"Oh my dear miss Everdeen. I thought we agreed not to lie to each other." Snow to Katniss

Jul 20, 2014
  • Man123 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

this a good book to read

Jul 19, 2014
  • TheMazeRunner13 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Finnick: 'Why, do you find THIS, distracting?'

Jul 19, 2014
  • TheMazeRunner13 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Finnick: 'Why, do you find THIS, distracting?'

Jul 12, 2014
  • Jennabella1721 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

" The Mockingjay lives."

Jul 12, 2014
  • Jennabella1721 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

“I'll tell them how I survive it. I'll tell them that on bad mornings, it feels impossible to take pleasure in things because I'm afraid it could be taken away. That's when I make a list in my head of every act of goodness I've seen someone do. It's like a game. Repetitive. Even a little tedious after more than twenty years. But there are much worse games to play.” the REAL ending

Jul 12, 2014
  • Jennabella1721 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

“Peeta and I grow back together. There are still moments when he clutches the back of a chair and hangs on until the flashbacks are over. I wake screaming from nightmares of mutts and lost children. But his arms are there to comfort me. And eventually his lips. On the night I feel that thing again, the hunger that overtook me on the beach, I know this would have happened anyway. That what I need to survive is not Gale's fire, kindled with rage and hatred. I have plenty of fire myself. What I need is the dandelion in the spring. The bright yellow that means rebirth instead of destruction. The promise that life can go on, no matter how bad our losses. That it can be good again. And only Peeta can give me that. So after, when he whispers, "You love me. Real or not real?" I tell him, "Real.” the ending

Jul 12, 2014
  • Jennabella1721 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

“I must have loved you a lot.”

Jul 12, 2014
  • Jennabella1721 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

“Fire is catching! And if we burn, you burn with us!”

Jul 12, 2014
  • Jennabella1721 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

“Well, don't expect us to be too impressed. We just saw Finnick Odair in his underwear.”

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HUNGER GAMES

TALKS BOUT THE MOVIE

Nov 21, 2010
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Suzanne Collins Reading First Chapter

Mockingjay Book Trailer

Jul 27, 2010
  • CLand rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Official Book Trailer

In anticipation of the August 24 release of Mockingjay, Scholastic has released a book trailer for the third and final book in the Hunger Games series.

Jul 26, 2010
  • librarianjen rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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