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Hunger Games Trilogy

The HCHS Media Center has copies of the books in Collins' gripping trilogy: The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay. Have you read them all? Check one out today.

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Search our library catalog by title, author, subject and more. Look on the public Resource Lists for lists of books you might be interested in. You can also place books that are checked out on hold for you, write reviews, and request books through the wish list.  Login to Destiny for a more personalized experience. Use your school computer credentials.


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Download the Follett Brytewave app today to access hundreds of FREE eBooks and digital audiobooks right from your phone or personal device. Login with the same credentials you use to access a school computer, password is student.

The Goodreads website is a great place to look for new books to read. You can create reading lists, vote for favorties on the listopia site, figure out the order of series, write reviews and much more. Create an account today!

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New books are arriving daily!

Visit the media center to see what's new and exciting to read! Mrs. Short is always glad to help you find a good book to read.

Need help with research? See Mrs. Short for help finding resources in the media center and with our online resource - Galileo.


Great Books That Are Getting the Movie Treatment in 2016

1.     Allegiant by Veronica Roth
  • What it's about: In the third installment of the Divergent series, Tris, Four, and her allies discover what's on the other side of the fence — and why. The book will be divided into two parts: 2016's Allegiant and 2017's Ascendent.
  • Release date: March 18

2.   The BFG by Roald Dahl

  • What it's about: In the children's classic, a young girl, Sophie, befriends the titular big friendly giant.
  • Who's starring: Bill Hader is playing the Giant, and Steven Spielberg will direct the live-action adaptation.
  • Release date: July 1

3.     The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

  • What it's about: A lighthouse keeper and his wife discover a baby and a dead body near their home off the coast of Australia after WWI.
  • Who's starring: Michael Fassbender will star, alongside Alicia Vikander as his wife.
  • Release date: Sept. 2\

4.     Nerve by Jeanne Ryan

  • What it's about: In this YA novel, a high-school senior gets caught up in a creepy online game of truth or dare.
  • Who's starring: Emma Roberts and Dave Franco are starring.
  • Release date: Sept. 16
5.    The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  • What it's about: In this mystery, a woman thinks she may know something about a crime involving a couple she sees on her train commute every day. 
  • Who's starring: Emily Blunt is starring and The Help's Tate Taylor is directing.
  • Release date: Oct. 7.

6.   A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

  • What it's about: A young boy deals with bullying and his mother's illness by inventing a fantasy world filled with monsters and other creatures.
  • Who's starring: Felicity Jones will play Mum, with Liam Neeson and Sigourney Weaver costarring.
  • Release date: Oct. 14

7.   Inferno by Dan Brown

  • What it's about: The Da Vinci Code series continues with Robert Langdon's latest adventure as he tries to stop another international scheme by following clues in Dante's The Divine Comedy.
  • Who's starring: Tom Hanks will reprise his role as Langdon, and Felicity Jones will costar as Sienna Brooks. Ben Foster will play the villain.
  • Release date: Oct. 14
8.  Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by J.K. Rowling
  • What it's about: Rowling revisits the Harry Potter universe in this book about Newt Scamander, who "wrote" the textbook that Potter and his classmates would study.
  • Who's starring: Eddie Redmayne will star in the film trilogy; see who else has been cast. David Yates has signed on to direct.
  • Release date: Nov. 18

9.   Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

  • What it's about: In this YA novel, a teenager named Jacob explores the ruins of a strange house on an island near Wales, UK.
  • Who's starring: Eva Green and Asa Butterfield will star, with Tim Burton directing.
  • Release date: Dec. 25

10.  Looking For Alaska by John Green

  • What it's about: A cerebral teen falls for a girl, the titular Alaska, in the first novel from The Fault in Our Stars author John Green.
  • Who's starring: There's no cast yet, but the screenplay will be adapted by the same team who did The Fault in Our Stars.
  • Release date: TBD

11. The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

  • What it's about: Sixteen-year-old Cassie Sullivan struggles to survive in a world devastated by an alien invasion.
  • Who's starring: Chloë Grace Moretz will star as Cassie, costarring with Liev Schreiber and It Follows breakout star Maika Monroe.
  • Release date: Jan. 15, 2017