Kid View: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton front cover

Kid View: The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton

The Outsiders Book Cover The Outsiders
S. E. Hinton
Fiction, Classics, Middle Grade, Realistic Fiction, Young Adult

No one ever said life was easy. But Ponyboy is pretty sure that he's got things figured out. He knows that he can count on his brothers, Darry and Sodapop. And he knows that he can count on his friends - true friends who would do anything for him, like Johnny and Two-Bit. And when it comes to the beating up on "greasers" like him and his friends - he knows that he can count on them for trouble. But one night someone takes things too far, and Ponyboy's world is turned upside down...

Stay gold, Ponyboy, stay gold _Jonny, The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton


This was the first book I read for my 6th grade English class. And I otherwise probably wouldn’t have picked it up, but I am very glad I did because it was super intriguing.
The Outsiders theme and style is very different from other books I read. It was amazing! I loved how it is really fast paced and action packed. I don’t really know how to explain why I liked it, but from the first chapter I was hooked.
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton is a pretty fantastic read and I recommend it to every middle schooler in the world. I think everyone should read it or have read it at least once in their lifetime.
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton back cover


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