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 I - Preparations Abstract
* Thirteen-year-old Sophie loves the sea, and against most everyone's advice, is planing to sail to England to visit her grandfather Bompie with uncles Mo, Stew, Dock and cousins Brian and Cody.
Section II - Shakedown Abstract
* In a small town in Kentucky, near the Ohio River, Sophie anxiously awaits departure on...
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