The Hunger Games Crossword Puzzle Free and Printable
“The Hunger Games” is a dystopian young adult novel written by Suzanne Collins. The story is set in a future society called Panem, which consists of a wealthy Capitol and twelve impoverished districts. The Capitol keeps the districts under control by annually selecting one boy and one girl from each district to participate in a brutal televised competition known as the Hunger Games.
The protagonist, Katniss Everdeen, volunteers to take her younger sister Prim’s place when Prim is chosen as the female tribute from District 12. Katniss and her male counterpart, Peeta Mellark, are sent to the Capitol to prepare for the Games. The novel explores themes of survival, government oppression, and the power of media.
During the Games, the tributes must fight to the death in a controlled wilderness arena, where they face various challenges and dangers. Katniss and Peeta’s strategy of pretending to be in love captures the attention of the audience and sponsors, which helps them gain essential supplies. Throughout the competition, Katniss and Peeta form alliances and make enemies, all while trying to outsmart and outlast their opponents.
Ultimately, Katniss and Peeta defy the Capitol’s rules by threatening to consume poisonous berries, which forces the game makers to declare them both winners rather than have no victor at all. This act of rebellion sparks hope and defiance in the districts, leading to potential unrest.
“The Hunger Games” is the first book in a trilogy and sets the stage for the subsequent novels, “Catching Fire” and “Mockingjay,” which delve deeper into the rebellion against the Capitol and the fight for freedom in Panem.
The Hunger Games Crossword Puzzle focuses on characters, setting, and symbols. It is printable and comes with a solution page. Teachers, parents, and students can and make copies.