At the age of 17, Hinton published The Outsiders (1967), which established him as one of the most prominent and influential young adult novelists of all time. The Outsiders is still on best seller charts more than thirty years after its release. That Was Then, This Is Now (1971), Rumble Fish (1975), and Tex (1979), all of which were adapted into major feature pictures, are among Hinton's other notable works. S.E. Hinton's S.E. Hinton's S.E. Hinton's S.E The novels of S.E. Hinton have been sold.