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
* The City has been formed as a post-apocalyptic egalitarian community. The City celebrates the Day of the Reaper.
* Maya climbs a hill and describes how the city has changed.
Chapter 2 Abstract
* The City appears to be on the edge of an epidemic, and Madrone is exhausted trying to heal the disease energetically. Madrone recently...
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