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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." —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
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
This is a great book even though I have not read it all the way. I love it!!!
I read this in my english class and it was the best book I ever read. It was amazingly vivid details and I couldn't get over the greatness of the plot!
I am an Outsider<3
I totally love this book and this movie. I am obsessed with 80s' movies because I think they're so fun and lively; my friends tell me I'm crazy to have this interest! I actually wish I was alive in the 80s', even though I'm only 12 years old. I can't wait for this book to come out. In fact, I'm watching the movie rite now! Some of my fave 80s' movies include Oxford Blues, the Breakfast Club, Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink, and St. Elmo's Fire.