WESTWOOD, N.J. -- Explore the book "Life as We Knew It" by Susan Beth Pfeffer with the "One Book Westwood" finale at the library on Thursday, Sept. 15.
The young adult book author ponders what would happen if the moon's orbit changed. The event and book is appropriate for readers seventh grade and above.
The 7 p.m. discussion includes an author talk and party with refreshments.
This session marks the conclusion of One Book Westwood and the New York author will join in refreshments as participants celebrate shared values of reading and learning.
One Book Westwood is a community reading project that aims to demonstrate shared values of reading, literacy and lifelong learning.
New York City native Pfeffer was born in in 1948 and was inspired to write by her father, author of a book on constitutional law.
She wrote her first story at age six, about the love between an Oreo cookie and a pair of scissors.
Her first book, "Just Morgan," was published in 1970, while she was a student at New York University. She's been writing for young people ever since.
Pfeffer has written more than 75 books for young people and is named to the ALA Young Adult Library Services Association Best Books for Young Adults and Teens’ Top Ten Booklist.
She resides in Middletown, N.Y.