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Fade to Black

A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Flinn  Alex
Publisher: HarperCollins
Subject/Category: 8-10
Year Reviewed:: 2006
ISBN: 0060568399
Review: A good book for high school students to read. Covers several topics: hate crimes, bullying, truth, HIV, race and mental disability. Written in first person dialogue with three characters involved. A high school boy is brutally attacked with a baseball bat because he has AIDS. A Down Syndrome student witnesses the crime but does the attackee blame the boy who always harrasses him or tell the truth?

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