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.
Part One: Chapters 1-2, (pg 3-28) Abstract
* The reader is introduced to the protagonist of the novel, Alyx Blackett.
* Alyx is a talented singer and musician.
* Alyx lives alone with her father in a village called Moreton, in England.
* The townspeople are in awe of Alyx's talent, and Alyx is the main singer at the church...
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