Items related to Life As We Knew It

Pfeffer, Susan Beth Life As We Knew It

ISBN 13: 9780739336830

Life As We Knew It

3.88 avg rating
( 124,894 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780739336830: Life As We Knew It
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

When Miranda first hears the warnings that a meteor is headed on a collision path with the moon, they just sound like an excuse for extra homework assignments. But her disbelief turns to fear in a split second as the entire world witnesses a lunar impact that knocks the moon closer in orbit, catastrophically altering the earth’s climate.

Everything else in Miranda’s life fades away as supermarkets run out of food, gas goes up to more than ten dollars a gallon, and school is closed indefinitely. But what Miranda and her family don’t realize is that the worst is yet to come.

Told in Miranda’s diary entries, this is a heart-pounding account of her struggle to hold on to the most important resource of all–hope–in an increasingly desperate and unfamiliar time.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

It's almost the end of Miranda's sophomore year in high school, and her journal reflects the busy life of a typical teenager: conversations with friends, fights with mom, and fervent hopes for a driver's license. When Miranda first begins hearing the reports of a meteor on a collision course with the moon, it hardly seems worth a mention in her diary. But after the meteor hits, pushing the moon off its axis and causing worldwide earthquakes, tsunamis, and volcanoes, all the things Miranda used to take for granted begin to disappear. Food and gas shortages, along with extreme weather changes, come to her small Pennsylvania town; and Miranda's voice is by turns petulant, angry, and finally resigned, as her family is forced to make tough choices while they consider their increasingly limited options. Yet even as suspicious neighbors stockpile food in anticipation of a looming winter without heat or electricity, Miranda knows that that her future is still hers to decide even if life as she knew it is over.

Veteran author Susan Beth Pfeffer, who penned the young adult classic The Year Without Michael over twenty years ago, makes a stunning comeback with this haunting book that documents one adolescent's journey from self-absorbed child to selfless young woman. Teen readers won't soon forget this intimate story of survival and its subtle message about the treasuring the things that matter most—-family, friendship, and hope.--Jennifer Hubert

About the Author:

Susan Beth Pfeffer is the author of more than seventy books for children and young adults. Her bestselling book The Year Without Michael received a starred review from School Library Journal. It was also an ALA Best Book for Young Adults, a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, a Booklist Editors’ Choice, and winner of the South Carolina Young Adult Book Award. Pfeffer is also the author of the popular Portraits of Little Women series as well as Kid Power, which won the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award and the Sequoyah Book Award.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780152061548: Life as We Knew It

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 0152061541 ISBN 13: 9780152061548
Publisher: Clarion Books, 2008
Softcover

9780152058265: Life as We Knew It

HMH Bo..., 2006
Hardcover

9780439944335: Life as We Knew it

Marion..., 2007
Softcover

9781407117317: Life as We Knew it (Last Survivors)

Marion...
Softcover

9780545044011: Life as We Knew It

Schola..., 2007
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

Pfeffer, Susan Beth
Published by Brand: Listening Library (Audio) (2006)
ISBN 10: 0739336835 ISBN 13: 9780739336830
New Quantity: 1
Seller:
Campbell Bookstore
(Austin, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # NewCamp0739336835

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 96.89
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Pfeffer, Susan Beth
Published by Brand: Listening Library (Audio) (2006)
ISBN 10: 0739336835 ISBN 13: 9780739336830
New Quantity: 1
Seller:
GoldBooks
(Austin, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think0739336835

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 95.83
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.25
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Pfeffer, Susan Beth
Published by Listening Library (Audio) (2006)
ISBN 10: 0739336835 ISBN 13: 9780739336830
New Paperback Quantity: 1
Seller:
Big Bill's Books
(Austin, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: new. new. Seller Inventory # BBB_new0739336835

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 97.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Pfeffer, Susan Beth
Published by Brand: Listening Library (Audio) (2006)
ISBN 10: 0739336835 ISBN 13: 9780739336830
New Quantity: 1
Seller:
GoldenWavesOfBooks
(Fayetteville, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # Holz_New_0739336835

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 101.05
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

Pfeffer, Susan Beth
Published by Brand: Listening Library (Audio) (2006)
ISBN 10: 0739336835 ISBN 13: 9780739336830
New Quantity: 1
Seller:
GoldenDragon
(Houston, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # GoldenDragon0739336835

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 102.06
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds