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.
Chapter 1, Party Time Abstract
* Brent Bishop is playing video games while waiting to get dressed for a class party.
Chapter 2, Weeksboro, Maine Abstract
* Brent dines with his parents, dresses for the party, and leaves to pickup Jonathan, a classmate.
Chapter 3, The Afterlife Abstract
* Brent and Jonathan arrive at Chaz's party inappropriately dressed because Jonathan has forgotten...
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