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: April 7 Abstract
* In this section of her journal, Jazmin describes the origin of her name.
Chapter 2: The Garden of Eden Abstract
* Jazmin's apartment is between a laundromat and a bar and grill.
* Jazmin wears glasses, has skinny legs and believes she is unattractive..
Chapter 3: Amsterdam Avenue Abstract
* Jazmin sits on her front stoop because there...
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