The Outsiders

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Speak, 1995 - Juvenile Fiction - 180 pages
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When it was first published in 1967, The Outsiders defied convention with its immediate, deeply sympathetic portrayal of Ponyboy and his struggle to find a place for himself in a difficult world. Thirty years later, it speaks to teenagers as powerfully as ever.Puffin is proud to publish this contemorary classic for a new generation of readers. Praise for THE OUTSIDERS "This remarkable novel gives a moving, credible view of the outsiders from the inside. . . we meet powerful characters in a book with a powerful message." -- The Horn Book
"Taut with tension, filled with drama . . ." -- The Chicago Tribune

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User Review  - Saradub - LibraryThing

My favorite book of all time! So good! I read it in two days! Many of my friends and family had to read it as an assignment in school, but I didn't. I really wish I had to read it for school though! I ... Read full review

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User Review  - AbbieLauren2018 - LibraryThing

“Stay Golden Ponyboy.” When I first thought about reading this I really didn’t want to. Boy am I glad I changed my mind. Following the journey of Ponyboy and the other “greasers” was truly a highlight ... Read full review

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S. E. Hinton, the inaugural winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award, is one of the most popular and best-known writers of young adult fiction. Her novels include That Was Then, This Is Now, Some of Tim's Stories and Rumble Fish. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with her husband.

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