By Suzanne Collins
In this book there are 12 districts and two people of each gender from each district are randomly drawn to compete in the games. The district 12 competitors were Katniss Everdeen and Peta Melark. They go to the capital to compete in the games because that's how the capital keeps peace in the districts. Then they go in for training and Katniss is being observed by the People that runs the games and she shoots the applle by them. Also only one of the 24 can can come out of the games.