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.
Part 1, Chapter 1 Abstract
* Fred Hale is in Brighton, England using the alias, Kolley Kibber, on a Daily Messenger sponsored scavenger hunt.
Part 1, Chapters 2 and 3 Abstract
* A boy begins to harass Hale and escalates the perception of danger for the journalist.
Part 2, Chapters 1 and 2 Abstract
* Hale meets Ida and she agrees to keep him company, until Hale...
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