Seth and Samona - Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

Joanne Hyppolite
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Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

Seth and Samona is Joanne Hyppolite's novel about two friends, Seth Michelin and Samona Gemini, fifth graders at a public school in Boston in the mid 1990s. The story includes important lessons for pre-teenage children about racism, loyalty and individuality in an ever-changing world.

As the story begins, Seth Michelin describes the first time he saw his friend, Samona Gemini. Samona was a new student being introduced to Mrs. Gray's third grade class in a Boston grade school. Seth remembers Samona's nasty faces as she stood behind Mrs. Gray, who was trying to let the other children know a little bit about Samona. Seth also remembers thinking that Samona was wild because she was wearing red underpants under her white skirt, and everyone could see them.

From that day, Seth thinks that Samona is wild and crazy, and she lives up...

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