Seth and Samona by Joanne Hyppolite

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Seth and Samona are an unlikely pair--he's a quiet boy from a proper Haitian-American family, and Samona's the wildest girl in the fifth grade. But he's her accomplice in every adventure. When Samona decides to enter the Little Miss Dorchester pageant, Seth decides he's got to stop her --she'll never win! But Samona has a big surprise in store for Seth.

About Joanne Hyppolite

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Warren Chang has been honored as a Signature Artist member of the California Art Club and a Master Signature member of the Oil Painters of America. Chang's work has been recognized nationally and been profiled in many art publications, including the covers of American Artist and International Artist magazines.
Published July 14, 2009 by Yearling. 128 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Fiction

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An unusually strong cast populates this ambitious first novel, set in Boston. Narrator Seth Michelin, the youngest of a closely knit Haitian American family, has spent two years trying in vain to dist

Apr 03 1995 | Read Full Review of Seth and Samona

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While noting that this ambitious first novel, about a free-spirited girl and a quiet Haitian American boy, has a few too many story lines, PW praised the strong characterizations and said, Hyppo

Dec 02 1996 | Read Full Review of Seth and Samona

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