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 I, Page 1-53 Abstract
* Jory overhears Cathy and Chris talking about a grandmother they are afraid of and how they knew each other when Cathy was fourteen.
Part I, Pages 53 through 94 Abstract
* A rich, old woman moves into the house next door to the boys.
Part II Abstract
* Cathy wants to adopt her student's daughter...
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