The Hunger Games Trilogy is about a sixteen year old girl named Katniss who voulenteers for her sister, Primrose, at the reaping since her name got picked out to go into the annual Hunger Games. The Hunger Games is an annual games that children in between the ages of 12 and 18 get "reaped" from a glass ball (one for ladies, and one for gentlemen) in each district. The setting is set for some time in the future, after North America, now known as the country of Panem. In Panem, there are 12 (used to be 13, but District 13 got destroyed since they rebelled against the Capitol) Districts where the people live. The main city is called the Capitol. The Capitol is the strongest part of all Panem. Katniss's father died in a mining explosion when she was eleven, so she has to illegally hunt in the woods outside of District 12 with Gale Hawthorne to keep her and his family supllied with food to eat.
Books and Movies
The Hunger Games trilogy has 3 books and possibly 4 movies. The first book and film is The Hunger Games. The second book and film (film not out yet) Catching Fire. It was hinted that the third book, Mockingjay, might be split into two films. It is unknown when Mockingjay will come out, but Catching Fire will come out to theaters on November 22, 2013. The Hunger Games will come out to theaters on March 23, 2012.