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 1, Slaughter on Fifth Avenue Abstract
* The story begins with the dream world called the "Land," where three characters -- Luz, Wilkinson, and Prinado -- eagerly await the return of Princess Barbie.
* They worry that she is lost or has forgotten them.
* Martin Tenbones thinks that she is lost and needs the Porpentine to find them...
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