Set in the world of The Outsiders, S. E. Hinton's sequel is honest and hard-hitting; now part of the Originals collection, showcasing Penguin's very best modern classics for young adults.
Byron and Mark are like brothers but when they get to 16 things begin to change. Byron is into girls but Mark is only interested in making money, yet they still enjoy hustling pool games in Charlie's Bar. When Charlie is killed defending them in a brawl Byron and Mark begin to drift apart. Byron is in love with Cathy and has to make the decision of his life when her drug-addicted brother goes missing.