The 45th anniversary of a landmark work of teen fictionPonyboy can count on his brothers and his friends, but not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids who get away with everything, including beating up greasers like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to... show more
The 45th anniversary of a landmark work of teen fictionPonyboy can count on his brothers and his friends, but not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids who get away with everything, including beating up greasers like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect--until the night someone takes things too far.Written forty-five years ago, 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 written.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 1st 1997
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
, Read For School
, Realistic Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Coming Of Age
After listening to The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton, I can see why this book has been a staple of the High School curriculum. Ponyboy Curtis is a young adult struggling to find his place with his brothers and in the larger society. While some of the language is a bit dated (referring to a tobacco ciga...
I want to know why I was never required to read this book in school? It is freaking amazing! Another blogger friend of mine posted about her copy of The Outsiders and it intrigued me. Then I asked my husband about the book and he said he read it and it was awesome. So I knew I had to give this book ...
This is one of my favorite books of all time if not my favorite book. I love all of S.E. Hinton's books and most of all her characters. I did listen to this one this time around and have to say the audio book is not my favorite. But still, all the love for this book. Ponyboy and his brothers, Sod...
24/11 - This reminded me of a darker, more realistic American Graffiti set in Oklahoma. I don't know much about the state of Oklahoma (or possibly anything about it, seeing as I was under the impression it's a state full of cowboys and horses and ranches), I didn't even know the capital city prior t...
So I decided to give this one 3 stars out of 5. I feel kind of dirty for doing that. I've heard so many amazing things about this book and I know that it's considered a true classic. In fact, from what I've heard it's the book that really started the YA genre. So to give it a mediocre score just fee...