- ASIN: B001H9WTQG
Throughout the story, S. E. Hinton does an extraordinary job of making his audience feel exactly what the characters in the story are. As the characters go through the story they feel many different things. Some of these feelings include love, hate, and lots of confusion. He does an interesting job of helping the readers to understand what is going on inside the mind of the fifteen-year-old. He moves each character through the story in such a way that it makes the reader not want to put down the book. The story is filled with much emotion as Tex and his brother face their many problems.
Tex's problems begin as soon as his brother sells his horse. Then, only after a hitchhiker kidnaps them, do the brothers begin to really pull together. This life threatening ordeal brings them closer to each other. Along with an interesting storyline, S. E. Hinton does a wonderful job of helping the reader to understand what is going on. With many twists and turns, the storyline becomes clear and the book becomes more intriguing to read.
This is a great book for young readers who do not want to read a lengthy book, but one that delivers much feeling and emotion.