Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

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My First Serious Read

S. E. Hinton (1948- present) wrote the first book that I read that felt serious. I had read other books that dealt with kidnapping and orphans, escape plots and evil, but the first book that I remember feeling real was S.E. Hinton’s The Outsiders (1967). She wrote the book when she was in high school. The …

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