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The Outsiders
by S.E. Hinton

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According to Ponyboy, there are two kinds of people in the world: greasers and socs. A soc (short for "social") has money, can get away with just about anything, and has an attitude longer than a limousine. A greaser, on the other hand, always lives on the outside and needs to watch his back. Ponyboy is a greaser, and he's always been proud of it, even willing to rumble ag According to Ponyboy, there are two kinds of people in the world: greasers and socs. A soc (short for "social") has money, can get away with just about anything, and has an attitude longer than a limousine. A greaser, on the other hand, always lives on the outside and needs to watch his back. Ponyboy is a greaser, and he's always been proud of it, even willing to rumble against a gang of socs for the sake of his fellow greasers--until one terrible night when his friend Johnny kills a soc. The murder gets under Ponyboy's skin, causing his bifurcated world to crumble and teaching him that pain feels the same whether a soc or a greaser.

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About The Outsiders Description

S.E. Hinton, was and still is, one of the most popular and best known writers of young adult fiction. Her books have been taught in some schools, and banned from others. Her novels changed the way people look at young adult literature. Susan Eloise Hinton was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has always enjoyed reading but wasn't satisfied with the literature that was being written for young adults, wh

Data Book The Outsiders

Original Title The Outsiders ISBN 014038572X (ISBN13: 9780140385724 ) Edition Language English Characters Ponyboy Curtis, Sodapop Curtis, Darrel "Darry" Curtis, Dallas "Dally" Winston, Johnny Cade...more , Keith "Two-Bit" Matthews, Steve Randle, Sherri "Cherry" Valance, Curly Shepard, Tim Shepard...less Literary Awards Books I Loved Best Yearly (BILBY) Awards for Secondary (1991) (160)