A Child Called "It" Very sad. I don't know how the woman called herself a mother. The Lost Boy & A Man Named Dave are also very good books. I literally read A Child Called It and The Lost Boy in the same sitting.
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The Outsiders. facts: SE Hinton is a girl. She wrote the book when she was The story takes place in Tulsa, even though it's about gangs in a big city. SE Hinton makes a cameo in "The Outsiders" movie as the nurse. "Do it for Johnny!