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.
Chapter 1 Abstract
*Marietta Greer, or "Missy", is a young girl from Pittman County, Kentucky. After a high school friend, Newt, is shot to death by his father, Missy decides to leave town. Missy hopes that by running from Kentucky, she will avoid a devastating fate.
Chapter 2 Abstract
*Missy's car runs out of gas in Taylorville, Oaklahoma...
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