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 One, The Dung Heap Abstract
* A homeless girl named Brat sleeps at a dung heap in order to keep warm.
* Brat has no memory of her past. All she remembers is the life she now lives, going from village to village looking for work and food.
* Boys from the...
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