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 1-2 Abstract
* Sam Pollit is a naturalist who has a daughter from an earlier marriage and a number of kids with Henny, whom we meet as she comes home from a shopping trip.
Chapters 3-4 Abstract
* Louie is Sam's first daughter, and she takes care of the other children, even though she is not yet...
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