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 & 2 Abstract
* The novel opens with Yolanda thinking about the two terrible things that have happened recently.
* A boy brought a gun to school and killed one student and wounded other students and a teacher.
* Yolanda's mother finds a bag of cocaine in Andrew's pocket, given to him by drug dealers and decides to take her...
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