"Rumble Fish" is a trade paperback from the best-selling author of "The Outsiders," S.E. Hinton, whose novels are as relevant as ever, exploring sibling relationships, the importance of role models, and the courage to think independently. This edition includes a new and exclusive Author's Note."
Rusty-James is the number one tough guy among the junior high kids who hang out and shoot pool at Benny's. He's even proud of keeping up his reputation. Actually though, what he wants most of all is to be just like his older brother, the Motorcycle Boy. Rusty-James isn't book-smart, he relies more on his fists than his brains. When he gets in over his head, the Motorcycle Boy has always been there to bail him out. The day Rusty-James' world comes apart, the Motorcycle boy isn't around to pick up the pieces. What now?
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Fourteen-year-old Rusty-James runs one of the meanest gangs in his neighbourhood, his reputation safe mainly because his brother is the widely-feared Motorcycle Boy. But while his brother is now a loner who shuns gangs and fighting, Rusty-James is desperate to belong.From the Publisher:
Rusty-James is the top tough guy among junior high kids, but what he wants most of all is to be just like his older brother, the Motorcycle Boy, the toughest, most respected streetfighter.
"Stylistically superb... this packs a punch that will leave readers of any age reeling."--School Library Journal.
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults, A School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, A Kirkus Choice.
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