“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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Fade to Black – a young adult novel by Alex Flinn

Dad could get a different job. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. I struggle with the character of Daria.

Under the Florida Hate Crimes statutes, the assault becomes a criminal case. My one real tlinn is that the story feels very dated. Which one will tell it? He says that it is the only thing unhealthy that he eats all week long. I was diagnosed with HIV a year ago, and I still feel fine. How fadw write a great review. Audiences that would like this book are people who enjoy suspense, realistic fiction, teenage problems, and solving mysteries.

That’s why he relates to Daria who has no friends at school either. Not that girls don’t need those discussions, too, but “boy books” on the topic can be harder to find. The witness-Daria-is a Down syndrome girl ignored and bullied by most students. I also like this book because it is pretty straightforward. And sure, he had his problems with Alex.


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A minority might be violent or insulting, but the worse is the silent majority feigning not to notice, and not trying tto include them. It was pretty easy and surprising. The setting of the story was at the hospital, and the school.

She tells police she saw Clinton do it.

March 13, Imprint: Although he did have some pretty amazing friends that stuck by his side through thick and thin they still made his life hard to deal with. The antagonist is Clinton. fo

Fade to Black

The book that i did this marking period was Fade to black and the author of the book is alex flinn. But did she really see what they are asking her about? Sep 19, Jax rated it liked it. Strengths of this book: I filled nine of them with old ARCs advance reader copies that I no longer cared about owning. I walked right back out. The parents help their son even after the ancient happen to him and Jennifer visited him every time she got off of work.

He kind of like me because he tries to make everyone happy and not sad all the time and make people fell good about them self. The theme of this book is that people show their true colors during tragic events. It sounds like a given to many of us but there’s a ridiculous amount of misinformation on the topic still.


I write my first drafts longhand, then I type them. Flinn presents readers with an important subject. This book had little spots of imagery but for the most part it was mostly dialogue. Alex, however, is a nice kid.

Clint’s dad is an alcoholic, who lost his job and moved away, and Clint lives with his mom.

Fade to Black by Alex Flinn

Alex Crusan was affected by HIV positive and it changed flihn life he was not only affected at home with family but the uncontrollable disease affected his school life and his whole life in general.

Runnel’s office and has to talk to the police. Nov 15, Brad Evans rated it it was amazing.

His younger sister Melody is best friends with her classmate Carolina Crusan – they often spend an overnight at each other’s home. Daria’s chapters are told blaxk poetry and were fascinating. Balck is very believable. It is called Diva. HIV positive character Alex has not only been dealing with bigots at school about his illness, but he also has to deal with it at home. He was the one who handed me a copy of Ellen Tebbits and said, “I think you’re ready for this.