THE OUTSIDERS! By: S.E. Hinton
Ponyboy, Soda Pop, Darry, Dallis, Two Bit, Steve, Johnny, Cherry, Randy, and Bob
The Socs and the Greasers have always been rivels. So when Ponyboy gets jumped by a group of Socs jump him it starts a fight between the Greasers and the Socs. One night Ponyboy gets caught walking home one of the Soc's girlfriends ,Cherry, and almost gets in a fight with Cherry's boyfriend and his friend. When Ponyboy gets home Darry (Ponyboys older brother) gets mad at Ponyboy and hits him. So Ponyboy runs away and meets up with one of his friends Johnny. As the are wandering around town they see Bob (Cherry's boyfriend), Randy (Bobs friend), and three other drunk Socs and get in a fight. When Johnny sees that Ponyboy is getting drowned in the fountain he gets scared and stabs Bob, accidentally killing him. Ponyboy and Johnny meet up with Dallis who gives them money and a loaded gun and tells them to hide in an abandoned church.
I highly recommend that you read this book because it is thrilling and gripping. I really liked this book cause all of the surprises and action that take place.
The Outsiders (Fountain Scene)