Books by Suzanne Collins

YEAR OF THE JUNGLE by Suzanne Collins
Released: Sept. 10, 2013

"With a notable lack of patriotic rhetoric or clichés about bravery and honor, Collins holds firm to her childhood memories, creating a universal story for any child whose life is disrupted by war. Important and necessary. (Picture book. 4-10)"
First-grader Suzy's father is in the jungles of Vietnam for a year. Read full book review >
MOCKINGJAY by Suzanne Collins
Released: Aug. 24, 2010

Another season, another embargoed Big Book. Read full book review >

CATCHING FIRE by Suzanne Collins
ADVENTURE
Released: Sept. 1, 2009

In the sequel to the hugely popular The Hunger Games (2008), Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark, having won the annual Games, are now rich and famous—and trapped in the fiction that they are lovers. Read full book review >

THE HUNGER GAMES by Suzanne Collins
Released: Oct. 1, 2008

"Impressive world-building, breathtaking action and clear philosophical concerns make this volume, the beginning of a planned trilogy, as good as The Giver and more exciting. (Science fiction. 11 & up)"
Katniss Everdeen is a survivor. Read full book review >
Released: May 1, 2007

At the opening of this, the fifth and final entry in The Underland Chronicles, Gregor discovers why no one has told him what's in "The Prophecy of Time": He is to die. Read full book review >

Released: May 1, 2006

In this, the penultimate volume in "The Underland Chronicles," Collins begins to gather herself for the grand finale. Read full book review >

Released: July 1, 2005

For the third time, Gregor and his stolid little sister Boots descend to the Underland in fulfillment of a prophecy, in a story that delivers the breakneck adventure and strong characters readers have come to expect. Read full book review >

WHEN CHARLIE MCBUTTON LOST POWER by Suzanne Collins
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: May 1, 2005

A computer-game addict temporarily turns into a raving lunatic when a power failure shuts down his PC, and Lester is well up to the task of portraying his breakdown. Read full book review >

Released: Sept. 1, 2004

When giant cockroaches kidnap his baby sister Boots from Central Park, Gregor knows that he has no choice but to descend to the Underland to find her. Read full book review >

GREGOR THE OVERLANDER by Suzanne Collins
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

Gregor's luminous, supremely absorbing quest takes place in a strange underground land of giant cockroaches, rideable bats, and violet-eyed humans. Read full book review >