release date: Apr 20, 2006
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The Outsiders
A heroic story of friendship and belonging No one ever said life was easy But Ponyboy is pretty sure that hes 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 friendstrue friends who would do anything for him like Johnny and Two-Bit And when it comes to the Socsa vicious gang of rich kids who enjoy beating up on greasers like him and his friendshe knows that he can count on them for trouble But one night someone takes things too far and Ponyboys world is turned upside down Written over forty-five years ago The Outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction S E Hintons 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 TheNew York Times Taut with tension filled with drama The Chicago Tribune A classic coming-of-age book Philadelphia Daily News What its 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 Childrens Book Award
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