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 skull of a 12-year-old girl with coppery hair growing from it is found in the crypts of Santa Clara convent.
* The author recounts a legend of a 12-year-old girl who died from rabies.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* The story moves 200 years in the past where a dog with rabies bites Sierva.
Chapter 3 Abstract
* Sierva's neglectful...
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