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.
Prologue, pgs. 11-60 Abstract
* Outside a ballpark, kids watching people enter suddenly charge through the turnstiles. Most of the kids are caught. Cotter is one of the first to succeed.
* Russ Hodges introduces the 1951 World Series between the Giants and the Dodgers.
Part I, Chapters 1-3, pgs. 63-100 Abstract
* A man called Bill Waterson, a construction...
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