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.
Pages 1 - 40 Abstract
* "White Socks in a Pantyhose World."
* Bombeck describes some of her worries, such as being cast adrift if her child decided to marry an Eskimo, believing that it was the perfect time in history to worry.
* The story of Lionel is detailed, from his life as a lab rat to his death of...
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