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 - 10. Abstract
* Addison, a young girl going into the sixth grade and her mother, Mommers, are brought to their new home.
* It is a trailer just barely off the road and Mommers is furious that her ex-husband expects them to live here.
* Dwight leaves and Addie's mother sits down and cries. Addie attempts to comfort...
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