Ida Dean is a classmate and friend of Samantha Parkington.
Ida Dean is a great artist. She seems very kind to Samantha, and even Nellie despite their class difference.
Ida has massive stage fright and the thought of being on stage performing makes her want to faint.
In The Books
Samantha Learns a Lesson: A School Story
Samantha's Surprise: A Christmas Story
Ida is holding a holiday party. However, since Cornelia Edwards is coming into town, Samantha isn't allowed to go.