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Archival materials about or from Robert Cormier's 1988 novel, Fade.
Cormier describes his use of similes and metaphors and the effect fictionalization has on his real-life sources of inspiration.
Gary, a 13-year-old seventh-grader, shares his feelings about Fade, Paul's powers, and his relief that he is not Catholic.
Alice Smith responds to Cormier's talk at the New York Public Library about his book Fade. She describes sharing the book with co-workers at her library and with middle school students.
Thanks for a personal photograph related to the conceit of Fade.
Jan Wallace requests advice on how to talk to a Catholic parent about Fade's literary value.
Thanks and commiseration with a teacher facing a censorship battle.
Cormier identifies with Clare's plight for substantial reading for young adults.