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.
Section 1: Quicksilver, pages 1-69 Abstract
* Enoch lands in Boston and sees a woman being hung for witchcraft. He hopes nobody there sees his alchemy books in the saddle bags.
* Enoch is led to Daniel's house by Ben Franklin who is a boy. Enoch has come to bring a message from Princess Caroline for Daniel.
* The Princess...
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