Life as We Knew It
Life as We Knew It
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Life as We Knew It

Book #1 in the Last Survivors Series
Published by Houghton Mifflin
Prices as of Aug 6

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In this New York Times best-seller, when a meteor knocks the moon closer to earth, Miranda, a high school sophomore, takes shelter with her family in this heart-stopping post-apocalyptic thriller that’s “absorbing from first to last page.”* (Publishers Weekly, starred review) I guess I always felt even if the world came to an end, McDonald’s still would be open. Like one marble hitting another, when the moon slams closer to earth, the result is catastrophic. Worldwide tsunamis wipe out the coasts, earthquakes rock the continents, and volcanic ash blocks out the sun. As August turns dark and wintery in northeastern Pennsylvania, Miranda, her two brothers, and their mother retreat to the unexpected safe haven of their sunroom, where they subsist on stockpiled food and limited water in the warmth of a wood-burning stove. Told in a year’s worth of journal entries, Life as We Knew It chronicles the human struggle to hold on to the most important resource of all–hope–in an increasingly desperate and unfamiliar world.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780152061548
    Publication Date
    May 1, 2008
    Page Count
    352
    Words Per Page
    270
    Audience
    Young Adult
    Reading Age
    12 - 18 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2005036321
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    213875378
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0152061541
    Lexile® Level
    770L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~R
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.7
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    14
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    109087
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG+

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