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 Abstract
* Tara and Bim are introduced as sisters whose family home is in Old Delhi, India. Bim and the youngest brother, Baba, live in the family home alone.
* The four children are Bim, the oldest sister, Raja, the oldest brother, Tara, the youngest sister, and Baba, the youngest brother.
* Raja is married, very wealthy, and...
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