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CATCHING FIRE The Hunger Games, Book 2

Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Carolyn McCormick

Young Adult Ages 12+ • 11.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2009

This production fulfills the promise of the stunning debut in this series, THE HUNGER GAMES, in which a cruel contest required 24 young people to fight in mortal combat. Carolyn McCormick delivers the first-person narrative of Katniss, the heroine whose brilliant strategy in that book thwarted tradition and turned her and her partner, Peeta, into victors. McCormick's phrasing is clipped, almost staccato, a style that embodies Katniss's secretive, wary attitudes. The tension builds as the oppression of the controlling President Snow inflames rebellion in Katniss and her fellow citizens. At the climax McCormick narrates at a breakneck pace as Katniss and Peeta compete against all previous winners of the combat tournament. Listeners will be eager for the next installment. S.W. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine [Published: SEPTEMBER 2009]



Trade Ed. • Scholastic Audiobooks • 2009

CD ISBN 978-0-545-10141-7 $39.95 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources


Library Ed. • Scholastic Audiobooks • 2009

CD ISBN 978-0-545-10143-1 $84.95 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN multiple sources

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