Books Gregor the Overlander by Suzanne Collins Paperback, 311 pages, Scholastic Paperbacks, List Price: $6.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleGregor the OverlanderAuthorSuzanne Collins Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary When eleven-year-old Gregor and his two-year-old sister are pulled into a strange underground world, they trigger an epic battle involving men, bats, rats, cockroaches, and spiders while on a quest foretold by ancient prophecy. Genres: Children's Books Young Adult Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Also by Suzanne Collins Gregor and the Prophecy of Bane Catching Fire The Hunger Games Mockingjay Facebook Twitter Email NPR stories about Gregor the Overlander Summer Reading: Kids Excerpt: 'Gregor the Overlander' June 6, 2005 It seems as though Gregor is in for a lonely, uneventful summer until he discovers a hidden world through a grate in his apartment building's laundry room. This title was recommended on Morning Edition by librarian Nancy Pearl.