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 Abstract
* Florence Green, a citizen of Hardborough in Suffolk, considers using an inheritance to open a bookshop.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* A heron and an eel are fighting in mid-air. Florence sees this as an analogy to her business decision about the bookshop.
Chapter 3 Abstract
* Mr. Keble, the bank's manager, tries to discourage Florence's plans when she...
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