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
* David is in his new house waiting to meet his new step sister. His mother died a year ago and his father re-married Molly.
* David stops a fight between his siblings, and it is obvious that he is very mature for his age.
Chapters 5-8 Abstract
* David watches Molly arrive with Amanda from...
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