“Fans of legal dramas might check out Alex Flinn’s intriguing Fade To Black In this tautly constructed novel, an HIV-positive high school student sees his life. Alex Flinn is the queen of writing troubled yet multidimensional teens, and she doesn’t disappoint with FADE TO BLACK. Read it, and question. Free Essay: 1) The story takes place in Pinedale, Florida. Where a HIV-positive Pinedale High School student named Alejandro Crusan or Alex for short, was.

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Daria was sometimes kind of annoying, but not so much that I wanted to stop reading.

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Alex is a new student in a small town school where everyone knows he is HIV positive. I struggle with the character of Daria. But he’d never do something like this. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout.

Cody Maierhoffer 2nd hour Ms. In my mind, I am still years-old, running laps on the athletic field, go this really baggy white gymsuit. Overall, this book was fine. But he knows what he saw. Alex and Clinton never got along and both The book I read was Faee to Black by Alex Flinn is about three very different characters that are connected to a crime in some way. Now he must decide what alec wants to tell. Comics would call my nemesis. But the real crap hits the fan when Alex is attacked by a mysterious guy in a letter jacket and the only witness is Daria, a really friendly girl with Down Syndrome.

So if she told the police she saw Clinton do it, she must have.

Excuse me, but I don’t want that guy’s skin particles on me. Although this incident did not take place on school property, I have contacted the school board, and they have pledged full cooperation with local police.

Although this book did not interest me to the point where I was addicted to reading it more and more. A new company wouldn’t pay their med bills, because of the pre-existing conditions clause. Yes, she was a witness, but her testimony is only a small part of the plot, and the resolution would have been the same without her. They had blac, choice as continuous medical insurance coverage was a critical consideration. Which I now know is worse. I didn’t lose any interest in this book at any time.


Daria Bickell is a special ed Down Syndrome student at Pinedale. Nov 15, Brad Evans rated it it was amazing. It’s worth your time. I enjoyed reading this book. It’s been passed nonstop allex kid to kid tp a year now.

Hell if I knowand they transferred him. I cannot recommend this book enough as it a fascinating YA novel for people wanting to know more about HIV, but also about major issues teenagers encounter such as bullying or the relationship they have with zlex families.

But still, there’s all these molecules and particles and things, junk in the air. What I disliked about the book was when Alex argument with his mother about stop wronging about him to much.

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The story is told from the various viewpoints, Alex HIVDaria Ds and Clinton bully extraordinaire and I think the different voices works because you get the thoughts and feelings of each of them except that Daria’s voice is only bits of free verse, not quite sure what the author is trying to say with that and fadr bothered me. Imagine that using magic has it price. I had a hard time imagining that a school would really tell its entire student body that a kid is H I loved this.

I guess keep that in mind as you read this review. And a lot of people backed up close to the wall when I walked by. Aug 28, Radda Triova rated it really liked it. Clinton Cole is what D.

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Alex saw the attacker and knows who he looks like, but he just might say it was Clinton because of things that happened in the past. Each is struggling to deal with something huge, and none of them are really equipped to deal with it. His HIV-positive status and the belief that he is gay. I don’t like reading about topics to serious, but I took a bullet like a man! The third-person omniscient point of view really fits this story because it helps understand what every person is thinking and feeling about a situation and event.


Another thing that I liked about the book is that at the top of a new chapter page, it would tell you the time of the chapter, the day, and filnn would tell you where it takes place.

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All at Pinedale know of Alex’s condition, because school administrators announced it at a student vlinn Alejandro Alex Crusan and parents move to Pinedale, Florida because of his dad’s job transfer.

Alex Flinn got into the head of both Alex and Daria in a way that will stay with you. Alex, Clinton, and Daria.

The perspective change in every chapter will give the truth about each of the characters, and how they live their lives. One of the major themes is bullying and more particularly how teenagers reject others who don’t fit in the right mould. I think I write for young-adults because I never quite got over being one.

Clint’s dad is an alcoholic, who lost his job and moved away, ro Clint lives with his mom. Books by Alex Flinn. Each narrator has a separate, unique voice. But then there were the people like Yo. The only flew in this that magic is privilege of males only