How long is the audiobook for The Outsiders?

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Listening Length5 hours and 8 minutes Release DateJuly 22, 2004
PublisherListening Library
Program TypeAudiobook

Is Rumble Fish a sequel to The Outsiders?

Rumble Fish is not the sequel to The Outsiders. S. E. Hinton wrote both books, and both books tell the stories of teenagers who have issues and difficulties with the police. However, the characters are not the same, and Rumble Fish does not continue the same story that was started in The Outsiders.

What grade level reading is The Outsiders?

This book’s Lexile measure is 750L and is frequently taught in the 9th and 10th grade.

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Why do every 7th graders read The Outsiders?

The story was inspired by an event that took place at Hinton’s high school in Tulsa, Oklahoma in the 1960’s and quickly became a coming-of-age classic. The Outsiders remains popular and is a favorite of students because many of the issues that were prevalent among teens in the 1960s are still relevant today.

Should a 12 year old read The Outsiders?

Gore/blood – a fair amount but nothing a 12 year old could handle (I’m talking about the blood itself, not the actual themes/scenes as some of those could disturb sensitive children!). Drugs/smoking – drugs might be mentioned and characters smoke regularly (r.i.p. their lungs).

Is The Outsiders inappropriate book?

I would recommend this book for ages 10+. The book does contain some mild swearing (it’s not too bad). It also contains underage drinking and smoking. It is a fairly short book that was easy to read.

Why do people like The Outsiders so much?

Hinton’s timeless classic is a coming-of-age story that unravels the good and the bad of society. The Outsiders has something for every reader; there are star-crossed lovers, misunderstood teenage boys, thrilling fighting scenes, and suspense creeping up through every page.

Is The Outsiders a sad book?

Ponyboy tells a tragic tale—a tale of violence, of poverty, and of young men dying in the streets. But, luckily, The Outsiders manages to end on a happy note, with most of Ponyboy’s major problems resolved.

Why is the last sentence of The Outsiders unusual?

The last sentence is unusual because Hinton uses the same sentence with which the book begins. Hinton’s first and last sentence are indentical.. the story has come full circle.

What is significant about the last line of The Outsiders?

What is significant about the last sentence of the novel? Why? The first sentence is the last sentence. It is significant because it tells you that the theme is based on the book.

What does Ponyboy realize at the end of the book?

Ponyboy realizes that he cannot become wholly naïve or wholly tough. He cannot stop being a greaser in order to retain his innocence or sacrifice his ideals in order to become a toughened gangster.

What were Dally’s last words in the book?

He died as soon as he was shot in the book. Actually, his last word was only, “Pony” in the movie. He died as soon as he was shot in the book.

What is Ponyboy’s biggest fear?

After reading the morning paper, what is Ponyboy’s biggest fear? He will be put into the boys’ home. What does the narrator mean when he says, “serious reality has a hard time coming through to Soda, but when it does, it hits him hard.” When Soda finally realizes the truth, the truth affects him greatly.

What does Johnny leave for Ponyboy when he dies?

Johnny’s Letter is a letter in the copy of Gone With The Wind that Johnny asked the nurse in the hospital to give to Ponyboy.

What does Johnny’s death symbolize?

The Impact of Johnny’s Death

Johnny isn’t bitter about dying to save the kids. He knows that it’s worth it that these kids now have a chance at life. He tells Ponyboy to keep looking for the good and that he’ll have his chance to do something great. Johnny’s words inspire Ponyboy to change his outlook.

How was Dally’s death foreshadowed?

Tough Guy. Notice the “used to.” This is some subtle foreshadowing. Pony no longer sketches Dally because Dally’s already dead when Pony’s writing. His death is one of his reasons Pony’s writing this piece in the first place.

What do Johnny’s last words mean?

What do Johnny’s last words mean? Right before he dies in the hospital, Johnny says “Stay gold, Ponyboy.” Ponyboy cannot figure out what Johnny means until he reads the note Johnny left. Johnny writes that “stay gold” is a reference to the Robert Frost poem Ponyboy shared when they were hiding at the church.

Did soda get Sandy pregnant?

She indeed cheated on Soda and got pregnant with someone else. Soda wanted to marry her, and help care for the baby, but she told him to stay away from her, moving to Florida to live with her grandparents.

What did Johnny mean by Stay Gold?

Here, Johnny urges Ponyboy to remain gold, or innocent. Johnny now senses the uselessness of fighting; he knows that Ponyboy is better than the average hoodlum, and he wants Ponyboy to hold onto the golden qualities that set him apart from his companions.

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