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.
Prologue- Chapter 1 Abstract
* Lonnie reminisces about his childhood on his family ranch in Texas and how life was slower before the advent of modern-day technology, especially mass communication.
* Lonnie is seventeen and lives with his grandparents and uncle on the family ranch.
* His granddad is old and patient; his step-granny is old and crabby, and his...
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