The Hunger Games for 12 Year Olds!? Give Me a Break!
Parents need to be aware of a book series targeted toward teens that is growing in popularity. The first one in that series is called The Hunger Games and children, tweens, and young teens are asking for it with excitement. The story involves a reality TV show where 24 teens are turned loose and must kill each other off trying to be the last one to survive. The killers use the most primitive weapons available to maim and kill each other. Violence is the number one issue with this book series. You may want read it yourself first before deciding to allow your children to read it. You can purchase it here: The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set According to the watchdog Web site Common Sense Media.org, their reviewers have decided that children as young as 12 can read this book series and I completely disagree. In my opinion, Common Sense Media has lost its common sense. Although there is little or no sex and drugs in these books, my issue is that the intense level of violence