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 | Chapter 2 Abstract
* Conrad wakes up after being at home from a mental hospital for exactly one month.
* Cal is Conrad's dad and is a lawyer who constantly worries about Conrad.
* Beth is Conrad's mother and a stay-at-home mom.
* Conrad gets a ride to school with the neighbor, Lazenby.
Chapter 3 | Chapter 4 Abstract
* Conrad is on the...
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