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Life As We Knew It (Hardcover)

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Format: Hardcover
ISBN-10: 0152058265
ISBN-13: 9780152058265
Sku: 202468014
Publish Date: 10/1/2006
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.5L x 1T
Pages:  337
Age Range:  16 to UP
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Lisa is pregnant. Dad called around 11 o'clock to let us know. Only Mom has already taken Jonny to his baseball practice and of course Matt isn't home from college yet, so I was alone to get the big news. (from the first line)
When a meteor pushes the moon closer to the earth, setting into motion a series of destructive weather events that wipe out coasts, rock the continents, and block out the sun, Miranda and her family must find a way to survive in a desperate and unfamiliar world. *Author: Pfeffer, Susan Beth *Publication Date: 2006/10/01 *Number of Pages: 333 *Binding Type: Hardcover *Grade Level: 7-9 *Language: English *Depth: 1.00 *Width: 5.50 *Height: 8.25
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When a meteor pushes the moon closer to the earth, setting into motion a series of destructive weather events that wipe out coasts, rock the continents, and block out the sun, Miranda and her family must find a way to survive in a desperate and unfamiliar world.
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Until an enormous meteor hit the moon and knocked it out of orbit, wreaking environmental havoc on earth, Miranda worried about ordinary teen issues such as the boy she likes, her father?s new wife?s pregnancy, and her best friend?s religious transformation. Now, holed up with her mother and brothers in rural Pennsylvania, Miranda wonders about her future as she watches the world crumble under tsunamis, flu epidemics, and earthquakes. This gripping young-adult novel raises a host of fascinating issues.Until an enormous meteor hit the moon and knocked it out of orbit, wreaking unbelievable environmental havoc on earth, 16-year-old Miranda worried about ordinary teen issues such as a date for the prom, her father's new wife's pregnancy, and her best friend's religious transformation. Now, holed up with her mother and brothers in rural Pennsylvania, Miranda wonders about her future as she watches the world crumble under tsunamis, flu epidemics, earthquakes, and volcanoes. This gripping young-adult novel raises a host of fascinating issues and will have readers wondering what they would do.

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"Plausible science fiction with a frighteningly realistic reminder of recent tragedies here and abroad." 09/15/2006

"Each pages is filled with events both wearying and terrifying and infused with honest emotions. Pfeffer brings cataclysmic tragedy very close." 09/01/2006

Product Attributes
Product attributeBook Format:   Hardcover
Product attributeMinimum Age:   12
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0337
Product attributePublisher:   Harcourt Children's Books
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