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 1-8 Abstract
* Nora goes to her family's farm and is attacked by someone dressed as an animal and then saved by their neighbor, Teresa
* Nora finds a letter from their father, sent to her mother sixteen years earlier that details his finding of the lost city of Quivira
* Nora tries to get funding to search...
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