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“We are all so impressed with the book, THE OUTSIDERS by S. E. Hinton, that a petition has been circulated asking that it be made into a movie. We have chosen you to send it to. In hopes that you might also see the possibilities of the movie we have enclosed a copy of the book.” -Jo Ellen Misakian, a Lone Star School Library Aide, Letter to Francis Ford Coppola (via Letters of Note)

    “We are all so impressed with the book, THE OUTSIDERS by S. E. Hinton, that a petition has been circulated asking that it be made into a movie. We have chosen you to send it to. In hopes that you might also see the possibilities of the movie we have enclosed a copy of the book.” -Jo Ellen Misakian, a Lone Star School Library Aide, Letter to Francis Ford Coppola (via Letters of Note)

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    Huge fan of the movie - and the idea that a YA librarian or aide started the ball rolling is so great. Sidenote: In 1988...
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