The Outsiders

By S. E. Hinton
(Puffin Books, Paperback, 9780142407332, 180pp.)

Publication Date: April 20, 2006

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Description
A heroic story of friendship and belonging
No one ever said life was easy. But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. And he knows that he can count on his friends true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit. And when it comes to the Socs a vicious gang of rich kids who enjoy beating up on "greasers" like him and his friends he knows that he can count on them for trouble. But one night someone takes things too far, and Ponyboy's world is turned upside down...
Written over forty-five years ago, "The Outsiders" is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction. S. E. Hinton's classic story of a boy who finds himself on the outskirts of regular society remains as powerful today as it was the day it was first published.
""The Outsiders" transformed young-adult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world." "TheNew York Times"
"Taut with tension, filled with drama." "The Chicago Tribune"
" A] classic coming-of-age book." "Philadelphia Daily News"
"What it's like to live lonely and unwanted and cornered by circumstance...There is rawness and violence here, but honest hope, too." "National Observer"
A "New York Herald Tribune" Best Teenage Book
A "Chicago Tribune" Book World Spring Book Festival Honor Book
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
Winner of the Massachusetts Children's Book Award.



About the Author
S. E. Hinton was the first author to receive the Young Adult Services Division/School Library Journal Award for Life Achievement, and has received numerous other awards and honors. Her gritty and powerful novels have also inspired four major motion pictures. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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