Fun Summer Reads, Ages 9-12

The Hunger Games trilogy

4 of 11

by Suzanne Collins 

In this futuristic series, an oppressive government forces adolescents to compete in the Hunger Games, a gladiator fight to the death. Katniss volunteers to take her sister’s place in the games and must be more cunning than all the other participants to survive. Collins’ third installment in the series, Mockingjay, is scheduled to be released August 2010.

Do you allow your children to watch TV or play on the computer before doing their homework?