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 1-5 Abstract
* Reymundo Sanchez was born in 1963 in a hilltop farming community in central Puerto Rico.
* Reymundo's elderly father died before Reymundo was five, and his mother soon married a man named Emilio.
* Reymundo and his brothers and sisters were left with their aunt while their mother went on her honeymoon, and Reymundo was beaten...
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