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Joanne Hyppolite was born in Haiti in 1969. Her family settled in the United States when she was four years old, and she grew up in Boston. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in creative writing and received her master's degree from the Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She lives in Florida, where she plans to pursue her goals of writing and teaching. Joanne is currently studying for her doctorate in Caribbean Literature.

Seth and Samona
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Ola Shakes It Up
Written by Joanne Hyppolite
Illustrated by Warren Chang
Trade Paperback

Moving? When Ola Benson's family leaves Roxbury in Boston to a house in the suburbs, Ola is sure her parents have made a big mistake.  What on Earth are they doing in Walcott--a historic, stuck-up town where the Bensons are the only black family?

True, there are a few good things about the... Read More
 





Ola Shakes It Up
Written by Joanne Hyppolite
Illustrated by Warren Chang
eBook

Moving? When Ola Benson's family leaves Roxbury in Boston to a house in the suburbs, Ola is sure her parents have made a big mistake.  What on Earth are they doing in Walcott--a historic, stuck-up town where the Bensons are the only black family?

True, there are a few good things about the... Read More
 





Seth and Samona
Written by Joanne Hyppolite
Trade Paperback

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... Read More
 





Seth and Samona
Written by Joanne Hyppolite
eBook

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!... Read More
 

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