(Masterpieces of American Literature)

Daly, Jay. Presenting S. E. Hinton. Boston: Twayne, 1989.

Donelson, Kenneth L., and Alleen Pace Nilsen. Literature for Today’s Young Adults. 3d ed. Glenview, Ill.: Scott, Foresman, 1989.

Mills, Randall K. “The Novels of S. E. Hinton: Springboard to Personal Growth for Adolescents.” Adolescence 22 (Fall, 1987): 641-646.

Stanek, Lou Willett. A Teacher’s Guide to the Paperback Editions of the Novels of S. E. Hinton. New York: Dell, 1975.

Techniques / Literary Precedents

(Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction)

The most striking change in Hinton's technique is that Taming the Star Runner uses third person, rather than first person narration....

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Related Titles

(Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction)

Taming the Star Runner shares some surface details with Hinton's Tex (1979), such as the rural setting and the emphasis on horses. It...

(The entire section is 88 words.)