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|Special Attributes:||1st Edition||Language:||English|
|Format:||Paperback, Paperback||Subject:||Literature & Fiction|
|This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is 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. But not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids whose idea of a good time is beating up on greasers like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect until the night someone takes things too far. The Outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fictionthat laid the groundwork for the YA genre. 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 Socs love to spend their time beating up the Greasers but Ponyboy and his friends know what to expect and stick together. But one night someone goes to far and Ponyboy's world begins to crumble. What are the themes? Growing up, friendship, rivalry, loyalty, urban life. Powerful themes and skilfully drawn characters will engage young readers and provoke discussion.|
|eBay Product ID (ePID)||51067545|
|Author||S. E. Hinton|
|Number Of Pages||224 pages|
|Edition Description||Platinum Edition|
|Format||Paperback / Paperback|
|Group||Young Adult Audience|
|Grade From||Seventh Grade|
|Grade To||Seventh Grade|
|Age Range||12 - 12|
|Praise for The Outsiders "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." -- The New 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 "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 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|
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