New york herald tribune best teenage books list, 1967 chicago tribune book world spring book festival honor. Hintons most recent book, some of tims stories, was published in 2007 and is hintons third children s book. Synopsis a heroic story of friendship and belonging no one ever said life was easy. She is best known for writing the famous novel the outsiders when she was still a teenager. In the 1990s hinton concentrated on writing childrens books.
Susan eloise hinton, better known by her pen name s. Her first novel, the outsiders, was published when she was still a teenager. She has completed his studies from university of tulsa. Aug 06, 20 this is one of the few hinton books that will not seem as dated as others, as it is set in more of a country setting rather than city. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading s. Since oklahoma did not have many activities for girls, reading and writing. Their experts call anything published for the under18. Get it today with same day delivery, order pickup or drive up. E download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Hinton continued to write in the early 21st century. Hintons characters navigate confusing, turbulent, bleak, intense and often unfair worlds that were previously unheard of in children s literature.
Fourteenyearold ponyboy lives with his big brothers, sodapop and darry. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read the outsiders. Includes a brief biography, synopses of all hinton s works, her thoughts about them, and answers to frequently asked questions. The five ya novels, her first books published, are hintons works most widely held in worldcat libraries. Hinton, is an american author of young adult fiction and childrens literature. S e hinton 1948 susan eloise hinton born on july 22, 1948 in tulsa, oklahoma is an american author from oklahoma who is most noted for being one of the first young adult authors. Hinton and she is, by far, the best author i have ever read. She earned a huge reputation for her beautiful novels from across the globe. The outsiders rumble fish that was then, this is now tex taming the star runner hawks harbor tims stories big david, little david the puppy sister. He knows that he can count on his brothers, darry and sodapop. Hinton is one of the most popular authors of comingofage teen fiction. Susan eloise hinton wrote her eyeopening tale of the rift between upper and lower class teens the outsiders when she was only 15 years old. Ponyboy has always been proud of being a greaser but when his friend johnny kills a soc and they have to go on the run he realizes that some things are more important than just looking tuff.
It was the tough, unfiltered, empathetic, and frank voice of ponyboy curtis, the main character in hintons groundbreaking and genrecreating novel, the outsiders. Hinton classic collection kindle edition by hinton, s. I think it s interesting to see that there are some recurring themes in s. Hinton talks matt dillon, and why everybody keeps showing her their tattoos at the end, johnny says stay gold, ponyboy, stay gold. Today, with more than eight million copies in print, the book is the bestselling ya novel in history, and one of the most hauntingly real looks into the minds of teenagers. Hinton biography susan eloise hinton was born on the 22nd of july 1950 in tulsa, oklahoma. This international bestseller and inspiration for a beloved movie is a heroic story of friendship and belonging. Edwards award, which honors authors whose books have provided young adults with a window through which they more about s. The outsiders is a dramatic and enduring work of fiction that laid the groundwork for the ya genre. Susan eloise hinton is an american writer best known for her youngadult novels set in oklahoma.
Hinton classic collection kindle edition by hinton. Hinton wrote her first novel, the outsiders, when she was 16. Her ya books, written in the 1960s and 1970s, all set in oklahoma, and were written for and about teenagers. The five ya novels, her first books published, are hinton s works most widely held in worldcat libraries.
She also wrote that was then, this is now 1971, rumble fish. She was the recipient of the american library associations first margaret a. Zarrow award for young readers literature 1991 and more awards. The outsiders transformed youngadult fiction from a genre mostly about prom queens, football players and high school crushes to one that portrayed a darker, truer world. Hinton talks matt dillon, and why everybody keeps showing her their tattoos. When the novel was published in 1967, the success of the groundbreaking young adult novel made hinton into a household name at age 17. What was s e hinton known as after her book was published. Hinton made some brief appearances in some of the films. S e hinton books biography and list of works author of. 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 first published. This first book was a runaway success, originally and still a best seller. In no mans land, wendy moore chronicles the remarkable story of two female physicians who founded and ran a. In 1967, a new voice entered the world of childrens publishing. While still in high school in her hometowntulsa, oklahoma hinton put in words what she saw and felt growing up and called it the outsiders, a now classic story of two sets of high school rivals, the greasers and the socs for society kids.
But ponyboy is pretty sure that hes got things figured out. The outsiders rumble fish that was then, this is now tex taming the star runner hawks harbor tim s stories big david, little david the puppy sister. Women didnt have many rights back then and they didnt think that many people would read the book if they knew she was. Best known for her brilliant debut novel, the outsiders, which she wrote at the age of 18, s.
The outsiders by s e hinton, first edition abebooks. Big david, little david, illustrated by alan daniel 1995, picture book. Big david, little david, about a boy s confusion when he realizes his dad and a boy in his class. The outsiders by s e hinton, first edition abebooks passion for books. Hinton, was born in oklahoma in 1948 and educated at the university of tulsa. The novel was a story about two rival gangs, told from the point of view of the greasers. Hinton books, ebooks, audiobooks, biography barnes. It seemed funny to me that the sunset she saw from her patio and the one i saw from the back steps was the same one. Maybe the two different worlds we lived in werent so different.
Her other books include that was then, this is now and rumble fish for young adults, as well as big david, little david and the puppy sister for children. The outsiders lythway children s large print books hinton, s. By the early 1980s, she had added four more highlyacclaimed ya novels, numerous awards, and four movie. Hawkes harbor 2004 and some of tims stories 2007 were directed toward adults. The story stirred many emotions inside me and i know that it is forever encased in my heart and i will remember it always.
The outsiders and rumble fish were both adapted to films. But ponyboy is pretty sure that he s got things figured out. Books of the times the women doctors who fought to serve in world war i. Hinton was merely 16 when she wrote this book and instantly its sales went through the roof. Of all of hinton s protagonists, tex is by far the most innocent and sweet, even referred to as bambi by another character. The raw truth of hintons novels ushered in a new category of children s literature, young adult fiction. In 1994 and 1995, respectively, hinton also published two books for younger readers.529 1026 365 897 316 961 54 1358 698 1076 630 30 1348 1003 78 155 12 884 1195 874 1210 317 153 1243 672 1157 1197 731 571 417 291 493 888 1134 446 280 764 670 1009 673 1077 1327 426 1226 1189 1148 1255