This story is going to be an overview of chapters 1-5 of the novel Life As We Knew It, and my opinion on it.
Life As We Knew It is a survival story in which the moon is hit by an asteroid and is knocked into a closer orbit. This affects the tides and the volcanoes, causing chaos on earth. This leads to a breakdown of civilization and food shortages. Life as people once knew it is over, and the narrator and her family have to struggle to survive as their electricity, fuel, water and food runs out.The story is told by Miranda in the form of her diary. It begins on May 7th when Miranda's dad calls to tell her that his new wife is pregnant.Later in the story stores were empty and scavenged, food at school was beginning to run out, and the children are given stale peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch. School will close early because of the food situation, and there will be no tests to determine grades. Megan has begun giving other children her own sandwiches at lunch, and Miranda finds this selfless behavior disturbing because Megan claims she only needs God's love for nourishment.And I am loving this book so far and I would give it an 8 out of 10 rating.And the best part about the story is how calm the characters stay calm and help others.And the thing is this could happen would day and everyone would be panicking in fear.