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.
Journal Part I, and Chapter 1 Abstract
* In Journal Part I, the narrator writes in the first person as a ten year old girl named Dreenie.
* Dreenie describes meeting Bluish, a girl in her class, who is confined to a wheelchair and looks sick.
* The children call her Bluish because her veins show through her skin. Bluish...
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