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 1-2 Abstract
* Janie is a 17 year old girl who has the ability to see other people's dreams.
* She sees a dream of her mother's at the beginning of the book and tries to see if her father's face is in it.
Chapters 3-5 Abstract
* Janie gets breakfast in bed from Cabel, her secret boyfriend. They...
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