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, Moonshine Abstract
* Angela May and her mother, Dido, are introduced.
* Angela wakes up in the middle of the night to find her mother scything the lawn.
* Angela asks Dido to tell her the story of how she met Roland, Angela's absent father.
* Dido tells the familiar story. She and Roland were in love. Angela was...
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