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.
Section 1: Chapters 1-3 Abstract
* Carter tells the reader to listen closely as he and his sister may be their only hope.
* On Christmas Eve, Carter and his father go to London to visit Carter's sister Sadie. They only get to see her twice a year. She lives with her grandparents.
* Carter sees his father talking with...
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