that was then, this is now

That Was Then, This Is Now by S.E. Hinton

S.E. Hinton

Mrs. Hinton was a phenomenal writer, so much so that she wrote and published her first novel at the age of 13.That Was then, This is now is an autobiography of Ms. Hinton’s life in three parts. The first part tells about her childhood, her teenage years and the time she spent in reform school for running away from home. The second part of the book tells about her writing career and how she got into writing books for adults after publishing a few children's books. The third part discusses the book that made this author famous - To Kill A Mockingbird which was published in 1960 to universal acclaim by Harper Collins PublishersThis book takes readers on a journey through the life of S E Hinton as they go back to relive nostalgic moments from their childhood

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"THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW" is a book about two ordinary kids whose lives are forever changed in a single moment.The story takes place in a small town in Texas in the 1950's. The town is called Waverly.The main character is 8-year old Billy Joe Evans. Billy Joe is a very cute little boy. He has blonde hair and blue eyes. All of his friends call him the "Blue Eyed Blue Boy". He is the best
_##_##_##_##_#"When I was a little girl, there were two things I always wanted in my life. One was a dog and the other was a pony. But I never had either of them. Now I've got both of them. And guess what?"
I needed to write a literature review about That Was Then, This Is Now and A Red Herring Without Mustard books. I read That Was Then, This Is Now with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. S.E. Hinton is a wonderful writer.