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