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S. E. Hinton - Author

About the Author

S E Hinton wrote THE OUTSIDERS, her first book, when she was 17; it was a phenomenal success. Its publication enabled her to attend the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma; she graduated in 1970 with a major in education. S E Hinton was the first recipient of the American Library Association Award for an outstanding contribution to Young Adult Literature. She continues to live in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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That Was Then, This Is Now

That Was Then, This Is Now

Author: S. E. Hinton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/08/2017

From Penguin's The Originals collection, That Was Then, This is Now is a hard-hitting coming-of-age story from the author The Outsiders. __________ Byron and Mark are like brothers, but when they get to 16 things begin to change. Byron is into girls but Mark is only interested in making money, yet they still enjoy hustling pool games in their friend Charlie's bar. But, when a shocking bar brawl changes everything, Byron and Mark begin to drift apart. Life doesn't get easier for Byron, when the drug-addicted brother of the girl he's in love with goes missing, he has to make a huge decision. __________ Iconic, outspoken, first. The Originals are the pioneers of fiction for young adults. From political awakening, war and unrequited love to addiction, teenage pregnancy and nuclear holocaust, The Originals confront big issues and articulate difficult truths. The collection includes: (Un)arranged Marriage - Bali Rai Stone Cold - Robert Swindells The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole - Sue Townsend The Tulip Touch - Anne Fine I Capture the Castle - Dodie Smith

Rumble Fish

Rumble Fish

Author: S. E. Hinton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/09/2013

Tex

Tex

Author: S. E. Hinton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/08/2013

The Outsiders Hardcover educational edition

The Outsiders Hardcover educational edition

Author: S. E. Hinton Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/03/2007

According to Ponyboy you're either a Greaser or a Soc. Coming from the wrong side of town, he's a Greaser and his high school rivals are the Socs the kids who have the money, the attitude and can get away with anything. 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. Teaching points Powerful themes and skilfully drawn characters will engage young readers and provoke discussion. Feature film version directed by Francis Ford Coppolla provides opportunities for media work.

The Outsiders

The Outsiders

Author: S. E. Hinton Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/03/2003

The Outsiders by S E Hinton is a ground-breaking, timeless story by a brilliant writer. '. . . the hand at the back of my neck was strong. I'm drowning, I thought . . .' The Socs' idea of having a good time is beating up Greasers like Ponyboy. Ponyboy knows what to expect and knows he can count on his brothers and friends - until the night someone takes things too far. The original teenage rebel story. The 40th anniversary edition. S. E. Hinton was only seventeen when The Outsiders was first published in the USA. She grew up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where the story takes place, and lived in a borderline neighbourhood mixing with both greasers and socs. This experience helped her to understand the boys about whom she writes. The Outsiders was made into a major film, directed by Francis Ford Coppola. S.E. Hinton went on to write several novels for teenagers including: Tex, Rumble Fish and That Was Then, This Is Now. Married with one son, S.E. Hinton was the first recipient of the American Library Association's YASD/SLJ Award for her oustanding contribution to Young Adult Literature.

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