By S.E. Hinton
(Laurel Leaf, Mass Market Paperback, 9780440975342, 144pp.)
Publication Date: October 1, 1989
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“Stylistically superb. . . . This packs a punch that will leave readers of any age reeling.”—School Library Journal, Starred
“Sharper in focus and more mature in style than Hinton’s The Outsiders.”—Booklist
An ALA Best Books for Young Adults
A School Library Journal Best Books of the Year
S. E. Hinton wrote her first novel, The Outsiders, when she was 16. She was the recipient of the ALA’s first Margaret A. Edwards Award, which honors authors “whose books have provided young adults with a window through which they can view their world and which will help them to grow and to understand themselves and their role in society.” The author lives in Tulsa, OK.
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