Hinton was just 16 years old when she wrote this novel about kids getting caught up in class struggles. Ponyboy is a greaser, from the wrong side of the tracks; he runs afoul of the upper-class Socs, leading to an epic rumble between the two gangs.
"Novalee Nation, seventeen, seven months pregnant, thirty-seven pounds overweight - and superstitious about sevens - shifted uncomfortably in the seat of the old Plymouth and ran her hands down the curve of her belly.” Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts
A Wrinkle in Time (Madeleine L'Engle's Time Quintet) I home schooled my daughter from to grade. This was My favorite read.our children can teach us so many wonderful things.I still love Madeleine L'Engle's books.