At their essence, young adult stories like “The Hunger Games” are about authentic relationships. Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, left, and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark starred in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," based on the popular novels.
At their essence, young adult stories like “The Hunger Games” are about authentic relationships. Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, left, and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark starred in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," based on the popular novels. Murray Close Lionsgate via Associated Press
At their essence, young adult stories like “The Hunger Games” are about authentic relationships. Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen, left, and Josh Hutcherson as Peeta Mellark starred in "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," based on the popular novels. Murray Close Lionsgate via Associated Press

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