- 208 pages
- How I Live Now
- Meg Rosoff
- 19 June 2017 Meg Rosoff
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 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.
Meg Rosoff was born in Boston and had three or four careers in publishing and advertising before she moved to London in 1989, where she lives now with her husband and daughter Formerly a Young Adult author, Meg has earned numerous prizes including the highest American and British honors for YA fiction the Michael L Printz Award and the Carnegie Medal.