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 1-3 Abstract
* Anita, the main character in the book, lives in the Dominican Republic. in school, she sits with her cousin Carla .
* Carla's mother comes to the classroom; Carla is told to pack her belongings and she leaves with her mother.
* Carla's family has been given permission to leave the country. They will be moving...
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