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 and 2 Abstract
* Adeline comes home with a silver medal hanging from her left breast pocket.
* Aunt Baba places it in her safe deposit box with many other important valuables.
* Adeline sees a picture and asks if it is a picture of her mother, but it is her grandparents.
* Aunt Baba tells her about her mother's...
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