“When I wake up, the other side of the bed is cold. My fingers stretch out, seeking Prim’s warmth but finding only the rough canvas cover of the mattress. She must have had bad dreams and climbed in with our mother. Of course she did. This is the day of the reaping.”
‘The Hunger Games’ by Suzanne Collins
Today’s post is part of ‘Blog Action Day 2013’ on the subject of human rights. Fiction has an important role to play in the understanding of human rights, the knowledge that we are all the same wherever in the world we live, in the opening up of human minds to equality. There is a reason that all dictators in history burn books!
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