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.
chapters 1-4 Abstract
* Tree is on her way home, trying to hide from the boys' attention.
Chapters 5-8 Abstract
* She sees Brother Rush sitting on a stoop, looking good, and cool, in a suit, covering his ear as if he's listening to music.
chapters 9-12 Abstract
* Tree doesn't speak with Brother Rush, but comes home to...
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