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 1 Abstract
* It is mid-August in Alabama. Frankie Addams, age 12, feels like she doesn't belong anywhere. She has spent most of her summer in the kitchen with her 6 year-old cousin John Henry and the cook, Berenice, feeling hot, bored, and afraid.
* Frankie has a number of fears. For one thing,...
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