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 Abstract
* The story opens with Cassie Logan and several other youths discussing the arrest of their neighbor, TJ Avery who is charged with murdering Mr. Barnett, a store owner from Strawberry.
* Mrs. Lee Annie and her son Russell are introduced to the story. Russell is in the Army and the adults discuss whether or not...
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