Continue celebrating 50 years of The Outsiders by reading this companion novel. That Was Then, This is Now is S. E. Hinton's moving portrait of the bond.
That Was Then This Is Now - 1985
Bryon's growing up, spending a lot of time with girls, and thinking seriously about who he wants to be. Mark still just lives for the thrill of the moment. The.
But while The Outsiders simply exploits pathos, THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW explores more complex ideas only touched on in the earlier book.
Read That Was Then, This Is Now by Hinton, S. E., lexile & reading level: , (ISBN: ). Book enhanced with curriculum aligned questions and. year-old Mark and Bryon have been like brothers since childhood, but now, as their involvement with girls, gangs, and drugs increases, their relationship. That Was Then, This Is Now is the second young adult novel written by S. E. Hinton. The book was was published in The novel was adapted to a film in.