'The Outsiders' by S.E. Hinton. This novel is about two factions at war with each other and nobody is willing to give ground. The two factions are the 'socs' and the 'greasers'. The main characters are Ponyboy, Johnny, Two-Bit,and Dallas.
you might die if you go in there!
i dont care!
The story is told looking back from the narrators point of view. One of the first scenes is at a movie theater where the problems start. Ponyboy is walking home after a movie and is jumped by socs and one soc says "need a hair cut greaser???". That line in his head for the rest of the night.
Later, there's another fight at Dallas's house. Dallas slaps Ponyboy's face by accident. Ponyboy runs away with Johnny. After Ponyboy and Johnny ran from the fight at the house they get ambushed by socs and they start to drown Ponyboy. Johnny stabs a soc named Bob and the socs retreat. Pony and Johnny are terrified.
After Johnny killed Bob, he, Dallas and Ponyboy hide in a old church. They are there for a while. When they went to get food a fire started, and a a school was having a picknic there. There awere a few kids rapped inside the church where they had been hiding. Johnny went in and saved all the kids but a piece of the church fell on Johnny, and broke his back.
They make it to the hospital, but it doesn't seem like Johnny is going to make it. Johnny's back is broken and he can't get up, he also is burned. Dallas runs out of the door of the hospital and Ponyboy watches. Nobody knows why he runs until after.
After Johnny died Dallas robs a gas station. The police see his gun and open fire on him. Ponyboy knew that's what Dallas wanted, to be dead all a long. Ponyboy runs for to start a new life somewhere else.