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The Outsiders

S. E. Hinton

Reader Score


77% of readers

recommend this book

When it was first published in 1967, The Outsiders defied convention with its immediate, deeply sympathetic portrayal of Ponyboy and his struggle to find a place for himself in a difficult world. Thirty years later, it speaks to teenagers as powerfully as ever.Puffin is proud to publish this contemorary classic for a new generation of readers. Praise for THE OUTSIDERS "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
"Taut with tension, filled with drama . . ." -- The Chicago Tribune

Book Details

  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Publish Date: Sep 1st, 1988
  • Pages: 224
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 7.50in - 4.20in - 0.70in - 0.35lb
  • EAN: 9780140385724
  • Recommended age: 12-UP
  • Categories: ClassicsSocial Themes - ViolenceFamily - Siblings

About the Author

S. E. Hinton is the author of a number of bestselling and beloved books for young adults, including THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW; RUMBLE FISH, TEX, and of course, THE OUTSIDERS, which was written when she was just 16 years old. She has also written several picture books, a collection of short stories, and a novel for adults. She lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma--the setting of THE OUTSIDERS--with her husband. When she is not writing, she enjoys riding horses.