How I Live Now
How I Live Now

How I Live Now

Written by Meg Rosoff
14 - 18
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Apr 11, 2006
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“”Every war has turning points and every person too.”” Fifteen-year-old Daisy is sent from Manhattan to England to visit her aunt and cousins she’s never met: three boys near her age, and their little sister. Her aunt goes away on business soon after Daisy arrives. The next day bombs go off as London is attacked and occupied by an unnamed enemy. As power fails, and systems fail, the farm becomes more isolated. Despite the war, it’s a kind of Eden, with no adults in charge and no rules, a place where Daisy’s uncanny bond with her cousins grows into something rare and extraordinary. But the war is everywhere, and Daisy and her cousins must lead each other into a world that is unknown in the scariest, most elemental way. A riveting and astonishing story. “From the Hardcover edition.”

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    Book Details

    Publication Date
    April 11, 2006
    Perfection Learning
    Page Count
    Young Adult
    Reading Age
    14 - 18 years
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