Set in the world of The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton's sequel is honest and hard-hitting; now part of the Originals collection, showcasing Penguin's very best modern classics for young adults.
S E Hinton wrote The Outsiders, her first book, when she was 17; it was a phenomenal success. Its publication enabled her to attend the University of Tulsa, Oklahoma; she graduated in 1970 with a major in education. S E Hinton was the first recipient of the American Library Association Award for an outstanding contribution to Young Adult Literature. She continues to live in Tulsa, Oklahoma.