The Trumpet of the Swan - Chapter One — Sam, Chapter Two — The Pond Summary & Analysis

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Chapter One — Sam, Chapter Two — The Pond Summary

The Trumpet of the Swan is the story of the journey from birth to maturity. Louis is our hero and a trumpeter swan. Unfortunately, Louis is born with a disability. He has no voice. Louis must overcome his disability and develop that disability into an asset. There are many lessons in the book, The Trumpet of the Swan. While it is written for children, its lessons apply universally to all ages. The story by E.B. White is charming and the illustrations by Fred Marcellino are delightful.

In chapter one, the reader meets Sam. Sam is eleven and looks as if he has Native American blood. He has dark eyes and dark hair. He walks in the woods like a Native American, and he enjoys being alone with nature. Sam loves...

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