After publishing The Outsiders at the age of seventeen, S. E. (Susan Eloise) Hinton went on to write four other realistic novels about teenagers and the serious problems they deal with such as abortion, drug abuse, death, and divorce. Her books continue to be popular among teenage readers.
Biography section under Hinton, S. E.
Hinton, S. E.
Hinton, S. E.—Criticism and interpretation
Commire, Anne, ed. Something about the Author, Vol. 58, 1990.
Donelson, Kenneth, and Aileen P. Nilsen. Literature for Today’s Young Adults, 1993.
Garrett, Agnes, and Helga P. McCue, eds. Authors and Artists for Young Adults, Vol. 2, 1989.
Lesniak, James G., ed. Contemporary Authors New Revision Series, Vol. 32, 1991.
Stine, Jean C., and Daniel G. Marowski, eds. Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 30, 1984.
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Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature