The is about Ponyboy Curtis 14-years-old and his two older brother, Darrel Curtis and Sodapop Curtis. Darrel is the oldest and works as a roofer. And then, Sodapop is middle child works at a gas station. They live each other after their parents died in the accident.
The town they live in is socially divided in two ( the greasers are the poor kids wear leather jackets and il their hair), and then the sosials, or Socs are the rich kids who have nice cars and clothes.
After meeting a couple of Soc girls, Ponyboy and Johnny get attacted by a group of Socs. They fight but Johnny stabs one of the Socs, in a panic they run and hide