The Resource The outsiders, S.E. Hinton

The outsiders, S.E. Hinton

Label
The outsiders
Title
The outsiders
Statement of responsibility
S.E. Hinton
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Greasers and the rich-kid Socs are at war on the Tulsa streets. Ponyboy, a fourteen-year-old brawler, chainsmoker and dreamer, is a fiercely loyal greaser. But a single, murderous catastrophe is to wrench him from his old life and overturn everything he thinks he knows. The Outsiders was an audacious debut written when S.E. Hinton was only seventeen, laying bare the hopes and terrors between teenage bravado in a world of drive-ins, drag races and switchblades. It confronted America with a new breed of anti-hero from the wrong side of the class divide, and became a bestselling classic of youthful rebellion
Member of
Summary
Three brothers struggle to stay together after their parents' death, as they search for an identity among the conflicting values of their adolescent society in which they find themselves "outsiders."
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Virginia Readers' Choice Award for High School, 1985.
  • Great American Read, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
078618
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hinton, S. E
Dewey number
813.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
750
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gangs
  • Fugitives from justice
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The outsiders, S.E. Hinton
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xv, 136 pages
Isbn
9780786273621
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 47060
  • (OCoLC)76797947
Label
The outsiders, S.E. Hinton
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xv, 136 pages
Isbn
9780786273621
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 47060
  • (OCoLC)76797947

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