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.
Author's Note - Coming to America Abstract
* In the Author's note, Asgedom writes that since the author came to the United States, he became known by the name Mawi Asgedom.
* However, his true name was Selamawi Haileab Asgedom, which in his native language, means "peaceful power from above to make others kneel before him."
* Asgedom originally...
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