SLJ Talks to S.E. Hinton about ‘The Outsiders’

S.E. Hinton became a household name in the 1960s when she wrote The Outsiders (Viking, 1967) as a sophomore at Oklahoma’s Will Rogers High School. Many believe the book—based on two rival gangs at her school and made into a film directed by Francis Ford Coppola in 1983—helped usher in a new era of YA fiction.

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