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January 3, 2012

The Hunger Games: Savage Murders of Children by Children

Why is gut-wrenching, glorified violence committed by children on other children a runaway bestseller? How many parents are aware of what their children are consuming? Why are some schools making this trilogy required reading?


Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games, the first of the trilogy, has sold over 16 million copies in the United States.

A movie based on the book is set to be released in March. The director claims his movie’s rating will be rated for children, according to Karen Valby in her article for Inside Movies.

Director Gary Ross revealed in our exclusive interview, it’s time to get real.

“’It’s not going to be an R-rated movie because I want the 12- and 13- and 14-year-old-fans to be able to go see it,’

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