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 and 2 Abstract
* Chapter 1: Catherine Morris Perry returns to Washington, DC to find a large, ungainly brown package on her desk.
* Conservator Henry Highhawk has been trying to get the museum to return skeletal remains of their ancestors to Native American tribes and aboriginal groups.
* Perry believes the return of the relics is impossible, given the...
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