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S.E. Hinton is an author best nown for righting novels for young adults. Thats why her fans were surprized in 1995 when she published her first book for young children. S.E. was born Susan Eloise Hinton in Tulsa Oklahoma, on April 22, 1949, Her first book, The Outsiders, brung her sudden fame. About being a writer Hinton ones said, “A writers life is not very exciting. Usually you’re a lone in a room with your tools -- paper, pen and imagination.”

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S.E. Hinton is an author best known for writing novels for young adults. That's why her fans were surprised in 1995 when she published her first book for young children. S.E. was born Susan Eloise Hinton in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on April 22, 1949. Her first book, The Outsiders, brought her sudden fame. About being a writer Hinton once said, "A writer's life is not very exciting. Usually you're alone in a room with your tools -- paper, pen and imagination."


Article by Gary Hopkins
Education World® Editor in Chief
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04/2005