By S.E. Hinton
The book The Outsiders is written by S.E. Hinton. The genre of The Outsiders is realistic fiction. The Outsiders is about a group called The Greasers. The Greasers are a group of teenagers who have long greasy hair and ware black jackets. Main characters like Ponyboy, Johnny, Darry, Dally, and Sodapop have to overcome many challenges through the years. Including the Soc. (Socials) a group of teens that have nice shirts, khaki pants, and Mustang cars.