It's the End of the World as I Know It by Matthew LandisGr. 5-8  It’s been nearly a year since Derrick “Dee” Waters lost his mom, a Major in the Air Force deployed in Iraq. Since then, he’s been convinced that the apocalypse is scheduled to happen this September 21, which is 19 days away. He’s consumed by a doomsday blog and outfitting a shed to keep him safe when the fated day rolls around. Dee’s family and friends have learned to deal with his fixation, but when his next-door neighbor, Misty, reappears after a long-term bout with a rare kidney disease, confusion settles in like a low-grade fever. [Read More]