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ISBN13: 9780140385724
ISBN10: 014038572x
Condition: Standard
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Publisher Comments:

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.

Review:

"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

Review:

"Taut with tension, filled with drama." The Chicago Tribune

Synopsis:

The 45th anniversary of a landmark work of teen fiction

Ponyboy can count on his brothers and his friends, but not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids who get away with everything, including beating up greasers like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect--until the night someone takes things too far.

Written forty-five years ago, 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 written.

Synopsis:

Written over forty years ago, S. E. Hinton?s classic story of the struggle between the Socs and the Greasers remains as powerful today as it was the day it was written, and it is taught in schools nationwide. Now available in a great new package with an improved trim size, a stunning new cover, and bonus material. Designed with classroom use in mind, the new edition will maintain the same pagination as the previous edition.

About the Author

S. E. Hinton is the recipient of the American Library Association's first annual Margaret A. Edwards Award, which honors authors "whose books have provided young adults with a window through which they can view their world and which will help them to grown and to understand themselves and their role in society."

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kevinbambauer, October 19, 2014 (view all comments by kevinbambauer)
The Outsiders is a fantastic book and I really enjoyed reading it. This book has so many meaningful themes in it that it can touch base with anyone. Some of these themes are: society and class, loyalty, love, violence, isolation, appearances, education, and choices. The two themes that hit home the most with me were loyalty and love. These two were interconnected throughout the entire book. The love and loyalty of the gangs were always on display throughout the story. Ponyboy was constantly making loyalty a key player in his life. He always had a point of pride, honor, and principle to him and the greasers and he was not afraid to show his love for them as well. This was a unique book. It is an edifying and special book. This tells the hardships of losing your parents; it tells you how hard it is to be poor. Being beat up every day and jumped by people who think they’re “High-Class” when they beat up people that don’t have fancy cars, and clothes, and living the high road, when that makes them a lower class. They beat people that have problems, when they do too. This is a very good book and I would recommend that students should read this book and schools should have their students read their books and have discussions about it.
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Amber Roher, December 22, 2011 (view all comments by Amber Roher)
This book is an all time favorite and a classic. It is such a touching tale about a group called the greasers which are considered the low life scum of the earth but they're anything but that. Its a must read!!! The movie is just as good as the book and who doesn't love to be able to read a book and watch a movie of it afterwards that's just as awesome. I hope that anyone who hasn't read this does and enjoys it as much as I did and many more before me did. Enjoy!!!
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jazzyb928, July 22, 2010 (view all comments by jazzyb928)
THIS BOOK WAS SO AMAZING IT DOES NOT MAFKE ANY SINCE THOW GOOD THIS BOOK IS IT ALMOST MADE ME CRY WEN I FOUND OUT THAT THE BOY HAD DIEN THEN HOW THE POLICE OFFICERS HAD JUST SHOT THE LIL BOY BUT OTHER THAN THAT I LOVE THIS BOOK IT IS AWSOME..........
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140385724
Author:
Hinton, S. E.
Publisher:
Puffin Books
performance Narrated:
Spike McClure.
Location:
New York
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Family life
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Literature - Classics
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Individuality
Subject:
Youth
Subject:
Gangs
Subject:
Brothers
Subject:
Orphans
Subject:
Young adult fiction
Subject:
Bullying
Subject:
Readers for new literates
Subject:
Young adult fiction, American
Subject:
Gangs -- Fiction.
Subject:
Talking books for children.
Subject:
Determination
Subject:
udiocassettes
Subject:
Situations / Adolescence
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Series:
Now in Speak!
Series Volume:
271
Publication Date:
19971131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.53x4.31x.51 in. .28 lbs.
Media Run Time:
053000
Age Level:
12-17

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Product details 192 pages Puffin Books - English 9780140385724 Reviews:
"Review" by , "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."
"Review" by , "Taut with tension, filled with drama."
"Synopsis" by ,
The 45th anniversary of a landmark work of teen fiction

Ponyboy can count on his brothers and his friends, but not on much else besides trouble with the Socs, a vicious gang of rich kids who get away with everything, including beating up greasers like Ponyboy. At least he knows what to expect--until the night someone takes things too far.

Written forty-five years ago, 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 written.

"Synopsis" by ,
Written over forty years ago, S. E. Hinton?s classic story of the struggle between the Socs and the Greasers remains as powerful today as it was the day it was written, and it is taught in schools nationwide. Now available in a great new package with an improved trim size, a stunning new cover, and bonus material. Designed with classroom use in mind, the new edition will maintain the same pagination as the previous edition.

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