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The Life of S. E. Hinton

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1. S.E. Hinton's real name is Susan Eloise. Why did she only use her initials?
    In order not to reveal her gender
    It sounded more sophisticated than her full name
    She was too lazy to write her full nameout
    None of these


2. Where did S. E. Hinton grow up? (Hint: This is the setting for most of her books)
    Topeka, Kansas
    Tulsa, Oklahoma
    Trenton, New Jersey
    Tallahasse, Florida


3. What role did S. E. Hinton play in the movie "The Outsiders"?
    A nurse
    Marcia
    Cherry
    Ponyboy's teacher


4. S. E. Hinton received a degree in what field at the University of Oklahoma?
    Journalism
    Psychology
    Nursing
    Education


5. How old was S. E. Hinton when she wrote "The Outsiders"?
    About 21-22
    About 15-16
    About 33-34
    About 47-48


6. What is S. E. Hinton's shortest book?
    "Tex"
    "The Outsiders"
    "Rumble Fish"
    "That Was Then, This Is Now"


7. "Taming the Star Runner" was the first book she wrote in first person.
    True
    False


8. S. E. Hinton was going through a writer's block, so her husband forced her to write before she left the house. How many pages did she have to write before she could leave?
    seven
    four
    two
    five


9. What is S. E. Hinton's favorite hobby?
    shopping
    swimming
    dancing
    horseback riding


10. How many books has S. E. Hinton written?
    7
    12
    4
    9


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Compiled Jun 28 12