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The ballad of songbirds and snakes. #0 / Suzanne Collins.

Collins, Suzanne, (author.).

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  • 0 of 12 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 10 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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39 current holds with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Barnesville Public Library Y COL (Text) 33500013258348 New Checked out 07/20/2020
Breckenridge Public Library Y COL (Text) 33500013258330 New On holds shelf -
Detroit Lakes Public Library Y COL (Text) 33500013258355 New Checked out 08/25/2020
Fosston Public Library Y COL (Text) 33500013258363 New Checked out 08/27/2020
Halstad LINK Site Y COL (Text) 33500013258421 New Checked out 08/25/2020
Hawley Public Library Y COL (Text) 33500013258389 New On holds shelf -
Moorhead Public Library Y COL (Text) 33500013258371 New Checked out 08/06/2020
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Record details

  • ISBN: 1338635174
  • ISBN: 9781338635171
  • Physical Description: 517 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic Press, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
It is the morning of the reaping that will kick off the tenth annual Hunger Games. In the Capitol, eighteen-year-old Coriolanus Snow is preparing for his one shot at glory as a mentor in the Games. The once-mighty house of Snow has fallen on hard times, its fate hanging on the slender chance that Coriolanus will be able to outcharm, outwit, and outmaneuver his fellow students to mentor the winning tribute. The odds are against him. He's been given the humiliating assignment of mentoring the female tribute from District 12, the lowest of the low. Their fates are now completely intertwined, every choice Coriolanus makes could lead to favor or failure, triumph or ruin. Inside the arena, it will be a fight to the death. Outside the arena, Coriolanus starts to feel for his doomed tribute, and must weigh his need to follow the rules against his desire to survive no matter what it takes.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 June #1
    It's been a decade since the Capitol overcame an uprising and instituted the bloody Hunger Games as punishment. Some families, like the Snows, lost much in the war. Coriolanus, 18, hides his poverty with charm and fights for acclaim in school, hoping success will restore the Snows to their former glory. Mentoring a tribute in the tenth Hunger Games is the chance he's been waiting for, though Lucy Gray Baird, the tribute he's assigned, is from the unimpressive District 12. And this is not Katniss Everdeen's well-oiled Hunger Games. The event is brutish, short, and unpopular even with Capitol citizens. It's up to Coriolanus—and perhaps his tribute, a magnetic, natural performer who might exceed his wildest dreams—to make it, and themselves, into something more. Collins maintains a safe third-person distance from her protagonist, who is not yet the Machiavellian leader he will become. Less action driven, and in many ways less adroit, than The Hunger Games (2008) and its successors, this is an overtly philosophical examination of war, its aftermath, and the depths of human darkness. But readers fascinated by the world and hungry for more detail will forgive this prequel its heft, and secondary characters more compelling than the hero help to give it wings.HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: There hasn't been a release quite this buzzy since, well, the last Hunger Games book (Mockingjay, 2010). Whatever your thoughts on Snow may be, people will want this book. Order up. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Suzanne Collins is the author of the groundbreaking Hunger Games trilogy for young adults: The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay. She is also the author of the picture book Year of the Jungle, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and the New York Times bestselling Underland Chronicles series for middle-grade readers, which started with Gregor the Overlander. Suzanne lives with her family in Connecticut. You can find her online at suzannecollinsbooks.com.

Suzanne Collins is the author of the bestselling Underland Chronicles series, which started with Gregor the Overlander. Her groundbreaking young adult novels, The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay, were New York Times bestsellers, received wide praise, and were the basis for four popular films. She returned to the world of Panem with The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes. Year of the Jungle, her picture book based on the year her father was deployed in Vietnam, was published in 2013 to great critical acclaim. To date, her books have been published in fifty-three languages around the world.

Subject: Survival > Juvenile fiction.
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Genre: Young adult fiction.
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Dystopian fiction.
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