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 through 4 Abstract
* Belly is sitting by a pool and sees Conrad and Jeremiah come back from surfing. Conrad kisses her, and Jeremiah throws him in the pool.
* Cory touches Belly with a cold soda can, and she wakes from her day dream and is upset.
* Taylor talks Belly into going to a party with her...
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