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Life as we knew it: The Last Survivors Series, Book 1

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I guess I always felt even if the world came to an end, McDonald's still would be open.

High school sophomore Miranda's disbelief turns to fear in a split second when an asteroid knocks the moon closer to Earth, like "one marble hits another." The result is catastrophic. How can her family prepare for the future when worldwide tsunamis are wiping out the coasts, earthquakes are rocking the continents, and volcanic ash is blocking out the sun? As August turns dark and wintery in northeastern Pennsylvania, Miranda, her two brothers, and their mother retreat to theunexpected 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, this heart-pounding story chronicles Miranda's struggle to hold on to the most important resource of all--hope--in an increasingly desperate and unfamiliar world. An extraordinary series debut!

Susan Beth Pfeffer has written several companion novels to Life As We Knew It, including The Dead and the Gone, This World We Live In, and The Shade of the Moon.

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Grouped Work ID 2ba56339-3706-a4a6-2817-ae77b0ae19c8
Grouping Title life as we knew it
Grouping Author pfeffer susan beth
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-21 08:26:38AM
Last Indexed 2019-02-21 08:28:07AM

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subject_facet Audiobooks, Diaries, Diaries -- Fiction, Diaries -- Juvenile fiction, Electronic books, Families, Families -- Fiction, Families -- Juvenile fiction, Family life -- Fiction, Natural disasters, Natural disasters -- Fiction, Natural disasters -- Juvenile fiction, Science fiction, Science fiction, American
title_display Life as we knew it
title_full Life As We Knew It The Last Survivors Series, Book 1, Life as we knew it / Susan Beth Pfeffer, Life as we knew it [electronic resource] / Susan Beth Pfeffer, Life as we knew it [sound recording] / Susan Beth Pfeffer
title_short Life as we knew it
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