Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
Chapters 1-4 Abstract
* Marcus is worried about his mother, who is unhappy because she recently broke up with her boyfriend.
* Will is introduced as an image-conscious man single man in his thirties who is afraid of commitment.
* Marcus is bullied at school. He has thought of ways to avoid the bullies, such as going to school...
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