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.
Part 1, Chapters 1-5 Abstract
* The Creed family moves from Chicago, Illinois, to Ludlow, Maine.
* The long trip has the family tired and irritable.
* Louis wants to run away from his family to become a medic at Disney World.
* Rachel and the children see their new home for the first time because Louis had to select it...
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