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
* The story opens with a picture of how it feels to be in an orphanage and be picked to leave the orphanage.
* Bud and Jerry are friends and are both set to move into their respective homes.
* Bud is happy that he is going to a home with boys, though he is hesitant. Jerry...
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