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
* Birle pursues a mysterious figure who is stealing a boat from her village.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* Birle and the mysterious figure have an encounter in which he insists he is not a thief but she is convinced he is.
* Birle manages to convince the man to take her advice and tie the boat near shore...
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