Rusty-James knows he is a tough teen, but he wants to be even tougher, just like his older brother, the Motorcycle Boy. He wants to stay calm and laugh when things get dangerous, to be the strongest streetfighter and the most respected guy this side of the river.
S. E. Hinton wrote her first novel, The Outsiders, when she was 16. She was the recipient of the ALA’s first Margaret A. Edwards Award, which honors authors “whose books have provided young adults with a window through which they can view their world and which will help them to grow and to understand themselves and their role in society.” The author lives in Tulsa, OK.
I thought the book was a three, because i wasnt very intersted in the story line. It is about a young boy he is 14 tears old. it was about how hi life changed drasticly. Read morePublished on Jan. 19 2004 by nathan
Rumble Fish was not an exciting book.Infact it was horribe I would not recommend this book to any reader. This book was written for special minds. Read morePublished on Jan. 19 2004 by prometheus
Rumble Fish made me anxious to find out about Rusty James and why he always fought for his "bad boy" reputation. Read morePublished on Jan. 19 2004 by Jay
rumble fish is a story about rusty-james, steve, and the motorcycle boy. the book was boring at times when the charaters where narrating back and forth. Read morePublished on Jan. 19 2004 by alan morgan
The main characters name is Rusty James and he has had a troubled childhood. The other characters were his big brother known as the motorcycle boy and his best friend Steve. Read morePublished on Jan. 19 2004 by Fred
Rumble fish is somewhat of a mystery that takes place in an urban setting.The reader is left wondering what Rusty James is up to do next. Read morePublished on Jan. 19 2004
rumble fish was an over all okay book. i like s.e. hinton's books. after reading the outsiders for school i hooked on her books. Read morePublished on Nov. 26 2003
I have always been a big fan of SE HINTON's book...but this is my least favorite of them all. I am not able to sympathize or relate to the characters in this one at all... Read morePublished on July 3 2003 by A. Marbach
Rumble Fish is a story about a boy named Rusty-James and his friend Steve. Rusty-James is the type of boy that wants to drink, party, and get into trouble. Read morePublished on April 22 2003 by Eric Lodge