Summer of the Monkeys Characters

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Jay Berry Lee

Jay Berry Lee is the narrator and one of the two principle protagonists in the novel. He is a fourteen-year-old boy, born in the late 1800s, who lives with his parents, Bob and Sara, and his twin sister, Daisy, who is the other principle protagonist. Daisy was born with a crippled leg. Jay Berry spends his time doing chores and playing in the wild overgrown area on the family farm in Oklahoma near the Illinois River—called the river bottoms. Jay Berry's best friend and constant companion is a bluetick hound named Rowdy. Jay Berry and Rowdy enjoy hunting, exploring, and being outdoors. In most respects Jay Berry appears to be a normal boy. His favorite Bible stories center on action and adventure; he doesn't like to read anything except hunting short stories—and not too many of those. He does his chores quickly...

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