Fadeaway / Maura Ellen Stokes.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Fourteen-year-old Sam is struggling to get by without her best friend, Reagan, who died suddenly the summer before high school, but Regan's "reappearance" only helps temporarily.
    • Notes:
      010-014
    • Other Titles:
      Fade away.
    • ISBN:
      9781499806748
      1499806744
    • Accession Number:
      2017038874
    • Accession Number:
      on1007497515
      1007497515
    • Accession Number:
      fay.583795
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      STOKES, M. E. Fadeaway. [s.l.] : Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing USA, 2018. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 15 nov. 2019.
    • AMA:
      Stokes ME. Fadeaway. Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing USA; 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.583795. Accessed November 15, 2019.
    • APA:
      Stokes, M. E. (2018). Fadeaway. Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing USA. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.583795
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Stokes, Maura Ellen. 2018. Fadeaway. Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing USA. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.583795.
    • Harvard:
      Stokes, M. E. (2018) Fadeaway. Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing USA. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.583795 (Accessed: 15 November 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Stokes, ME 2018, Fadeaway, Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing USA, viewed 15 November 2019, .
    • MLA:
      Stokes, Maura Ellen. Fadeaway. Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing USA, 2018. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.583795.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Stokes, Maura Ellen. Fadeaway. Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing USA, 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.583795.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Stokes ME. Fadeaway [Internet]. Yellow Jacket, an imprint of Bonnier Publishing USA; 2018 [cited 2019 Nov 15]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.583795

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2018 April #2

*Starred Review* Sam and Reagan eat, sleep, and breathe basketball. About to enter high school, the girls spend summer looking forward to making the varsity team, dreaming of eventual triumph someday as WNBA players. Then, during a pickup game, Reagan falls to the floor and never rises, the victim of a heart problem. Sam is devastated, and the following weeks prove a struggle to put one foot in front of the other, never mind run down a court. One day though, Reagan is there. While it's tricky bringing in a ghost as a narrative ploy—too much emphasis on the otherworldly can throw an otherwise realistic story off-kilter, while calling reality into question risks a loss of sympathy—Stokes handles Reagan's spirit in such a way that it's never an insult to think she may be just a manifestation Sam can't let go of until she's ready. As long as Sam feels Reagan, she's able to bring up slumping grades, befriend a goth-looking, golf-loving boy in her math class, and finally go out for the basketball team. When things go too far though, and Sam's suddenly passing the ball at an important game to a nonexistent Reagan, self-care and family see her through. This story of grief rings true at every juncture, with the added plus of engrossing descriptions of games and basketball strategy. A slam dunk of a debut. Grades 5-8. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

PW Reviews 2018 April #5

As a rising ninth grader, Sam expects to dominate the high school basketball courts with her best friend, Reagan. Then Reagan suffers fatal heart failure, sending Sam into a major depression. Stokes's uneven debut features a sympathetic protagonist and a likeable cast of supporting characters, including Sam's supportive brothers; her health-food nut mother and donut-sneaking father; her potential romantic interest and golf buddy, "Goth Boy" Kevin; and Reagan, who reappears only to Sam and engages her in affectionate, "morbid and ghoulish" banter. Sam's grief, her search to discover her identity after being part of an inseparable twosome, and her family and friends' frustration at not being able to help ring true. While some of the story's conflicts, such as an ongoing power struggle with her algebra teacher, feel forced, this novel offers an affecting portrait of a loving friendship that outlasts death. Ages 10–14. Agent: Melissa Nasson, Rubin Pfeffer Content. (June)

Copyright 2018 Publishers Weekly.