S.E. Hinton: Biography, Books & Awards


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In which genre are S.E. Hinton's books categorized?

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1. Why did S.E. Hinton begin writing?

2. Which of the following novels was S.E. Hinton's debut novel?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your understanding of American author S.E. Hinton and her most famous works. To excel in this quiz, you'll need to know about her genre, debut novel and common themes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • The genre of books that Hinton is known for
  • Reason why Hinton began writing
  • Her most famous novel
  • Awards that Hinton has earned

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Hinton's career
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about her accolades
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding her commonly used themes and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about Hinton's impact on literature and the film industry, review the lesson titled S.E. Hinton: Biography, Books & Awards. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Details Hinton's childhood
  • Explains Hinton's writing style
  • Covers her movies becoming film adaptations
  • Explores some of her awards