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
* A camp for German prisoners of war has just opened in Jenkinsville, Arkansas during World War II.
* Twelve-year-old Patty Bergen watches guards unload German prisoners from a train.
* Patty waves at one prisoner, but is stopped by a local woman.
* The prisoners are taken to...
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