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ISBN13: 9780140389661
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ublished four years after her phenomenally successful first novel, The Outsiders, That Was Then, This Is Now confirmed S. E. Hinton's place in the canon of young adult literature. Returning to the same working-class landscape, Hinton paints a deeply-felt portrait of best friends Bryon and Mark, as they grow up and grow apart. Puffin is proud to publish this award-winning classic for a new generation of readers.

Review:

"This unforgettable classic still packs a powerful message even after nearly thirty years in print." Children's Literature

Synopsis:

The author of the popular novel, "The Outsiders", returns to the same working-class landscape, painting a deeply-felt portrait of best friends Bryon and Mark as they grow up and grow apart. "Brutal, harsh, yet always credible . . . one of the best".--"Publishers Weekly". An ALA Notable Book.

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Another Hinton classic available in a great new package.

Companion to The Outsiders, That Was Then, This is Now is S. E. Hinton?s moving portrait of the bond between best friends Bryon and Mark and the tensions that develop between them as they begin to grow up and grow apart. Now, it too is available in this great new package featuring the larger trim size, eye-catching new cover art, and all-new bonus material. And, like The Outsiders, the new edition will also maintain the same pagination as the previous edition?making it ideal for continued classroom use.

About the Author

S. E. Hinton wrote her first novel, The Outsiders, when she was 16. She was the recipient of the ALA's first 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 grow and to understand themselves and their role in society." The author lives in Tulsa, OK.

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c_f, April 24, 2007 (view all comments by c_f)
The book “That was Then This Is Now is a book about two best friends
practically brothers growing up and facing different and decisions in life. Bryon
And Mark is the best of friends and have all the fun in the world. They grow up together been threw hard time and have managed to live a normal teenage life they both live in a house in the bad streets of New York. There moms in the hospital so they take care of the bills, food and etc. Mark and Bryon used to pool hustle at there friend Charlie’s bar but a bad run in with some drunken Texans left Charlie dead and the bar condemned. So Bryon was forced to get a job and Mark was mysteriously getting cash. During the book Bryon meets Cathy one of his friends sisters. They fall in love and want to spend every moment with each other. Bryon friend and Cathy brother M&M goes missing because he hates his life with everyone bothering him because of his hair and life as a hippie. He runs away and cannot be found. After weeks of looking Mark tells Bryon he knows were he is but Bryon is to tell no one. Bryon agrees and Mark takes him to a hippie house and they talk to some drugged out flower girl on a couch she tells them to try upstairs the second room down the hall. They meet M&M in a daze and drugged up. He doesn’t want to leave because he’s so happy there. On one of Bryon and Cathy’s dates she burst into tears and hold onto Bryon over M&M. Bryon feels so bad he takes her to the hippie house and they find M&M in a state of mind which is out of this world he talks of him self going into his stomach and finding huge spiders eating him he says they have been there for 10 years. One dazed hippie says he tried to jump out of the window but they held him back. They rush him to the hospital and he almost lost his mind in his acid trip. When Bryon gets hoe he scrounges around his room and finds a bottle of LSD and knows were Marks getting his money from dealing drugs. He flips and calls the police. Mark and Bryon talk for a little about what has happened and the police arrest Mark. The book goes on and Bryon still lives on but he has changed from them and will never be the same.
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Trucklovinredneck, November 17, 2006 (view all comments by Trucklovinredneck)
I think this book was very interesting. It was cool that she reused some of the characters from The Outsiders, Like Ponyboy and the shepards
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140389661
Author:
Hinton, S. E.
Publisher:
Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers
performance Narrated:
Jeff Woodman.
Location:
New York, N.Y.
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Friendship
Subject:
Drugs
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Social problems
Subject:
Friendship -- Fiction.
Subject:
Talking books for children.
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Situations / Friendship
Subject:
Social problems -- Fiction.
Subject:
Interpersonal Relations
Subject:
Childrens classics
Copyright:
Edition Description:
MM Picture Book
Series:
Fiction on cassette with book
Series Volume:
vol. 3
Publication Date:
19980431
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
from 7 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
7.54x4.30x.56 in. .28 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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Product details 160 pages Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers - English 9780140389661 Reviews:
"Review" by , "This unforgettable classic still packs a powerful message even after nearly thirty years in print."
"Synopsis" by , The author of the popular novel, "The Outsiders", returns to the same working-class landscape, painting a deeply-felt portrait of best friends Bryon and Mark as they grow up and grow apart. "Brutal, harsh, yet always credible . . . one of the best".--"Publishers Weekly". An ALA Notable Book.

"Synopsis" by ,
Another Hinton classic available in a great new package.

Companion to The Outsiders, That Was Then, This is Now is S. E. Hinton?s moving portrait of the bond between best friends Bryon and Mark and the tensions that develop between them as they begin to grow up and grow apart. Now, it too is available in this great new package featuring the larger trim size, eye-catching new cover art, and all-new bonus material. And, like The Outsiders, the new edition will also maintain the same pagination as the previous edition?making it ideal for continued classroom use.

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