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.
The Runaway Abstract
* David is referred to as "The Boy" and "It" by his parents.
* David explains what life is like in the Pelzer household.
* David has four other brothers, but none of them seem to be experiencing the abuse that David endures.
* Alcohol is a normal part...
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