The Last of the Menu Girls Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Denise Chavez
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Chapter Abstracts

* Rocio and other children who live on her street rely on certain trees as markers to indicate its "up" and "down" sections.

* The "up" section is lined with homes and occupants who are not familiar to the children.

* The "down" section is lined with homes occupied by Rocio, the other children, and their families, thus connoting their familiarity with both those homes and their occupants.

* The years go by, and the marker trees remain in place; but transition occurs in the lives of some living on that street.

* Rocio's cousin and two boys who have lived there move away.

* A stern older man and his mean son however, continue to occupy the house next door to Rocio and her family.

* The mean son destroys a willow tree long cherished by others living on that street; and is sent to a home for disturbed boys.

* Mourning the...

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