The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton- Episode 26

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton – Episode 26

The Outsiders is a coming-of-age novel by S. E. Hinton, first published in 1967.  The book takes place over about two weeks in the life of a 14-year-old boy. The novel tells the story of Ponyboy Curtis and his struggles with right and wrong in a society in which he believes that he is an outsider.

The book shows how his views of the world and his enemies grow over the course of the book. Can Ponyboy overcome the struggles of the wrong side of the tracks and really “Stay Gold?” You will have to read it to find out.

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For drug and alcohol references and sexual suggestions.

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This may be the highest scoring book we’ve done that wasn’t written by C.S. Lewis.  Totally understand now why this book is a classic.  In such a short time Hinton makes you love the characters and draws a range of emotions out of you.

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Roddy Mayer says:

    Hi Alora. This is Roddy from HS gym. I had time to check out your Outsiders podcast (not the spoiler part). Sounds like something I’d enjoy reading! Any other favorites you’d recommend? I have a lot of reading time right now while stuck at home.

    1. Alora Fisher says:

      Hello, Roddy thank you for listening to our podcast. Some of my favorites are the Girl Who Owned A City by OT Nelson as well as both the Maze Runner Series By James Dashner and the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins I hope you enjoy them.

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