Sunday, September 23, 2007

FIC The Outsiders: A 40-Year Run and Still Going Strong

The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton celebrates 40 years this year.
Here is a NY Times review discussing its longevity.

All the secondary libraries in my sphere have multiple copies and a nice number of copies are currently checked out. Good stories are timeless.

"The Outsiders is definitely my best selling book; but what I like most about it is how it has taught a lot of kids to enjoy reading."

More background available at Wikipedia.

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