Jane Eyre
Charlotte Brontë
Contributed by Katlyn Weinert
Chapter Summaries
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Chapter Summary
Chapter 1

Kimberly and her mother arrive in America from Hong Kong. They moved in with Aunt Paula who had been in America for a few years. While Aunt Paula s...

Chapter 2

Aunt Paula forges the address that Kim lives at so she’s able to go to a nicer school. Unfortunately that means that Kim is late for her first da...

Chapter 3

As the weather gets colder, Ma and Kim struggle in the apartment since the heat doesn’t work. They are the only ones living in the building, so t...

Chapter 4

The class is assigned to work on dioramas in partners, so Kim pairs up with Annette. That means she gets to go to Annette’s house one day after s...

Chapter 5

Kim tries to convince Ma that they should move, just run away from the debt that they owe Aunt Paula, but Ma won’t hear anything of it. She says ...

Chapter 6

Dr. Weston takes Kim back to her office and says that there’s a good chance that the school can offer 50% of tuition, or possibly even 75%. Kim r...

Chapter 7

When it comes time for gym class, Kim is nervous about changing in front of the other girls. Luckily, she finds a bathroom stall she can change in....

Chapter 8

When Tammy finds out that Kim didn’t tell on her, she is grateful and writes a thank you note. Kim is still worried about being expelled, but whe...

Chapter 9

As their friendship develops, Annette begins to ask more and more questions about Kim’s home and the fact that Kim is never home after school. Ev...

Chapter 10

When 10th grade begins, Kim is feeling much more comfortable in America. She still isn’t friends with too many of the students, but she has stron...

Chapter 11

One day a few boys who are hanging out with Vivian start making fun of Park. Kim comes to his defense, and after insulting one of the boys, she run...

Chapter 12

Kim and Curt continue fooling around into senior year, and that makes it easier to deal with seeing Matt and Vivian together every day. When it cam...

Chapter 13

Aunt Paula calls Kim and Ma into her office when a letter from Yale arrives. She is furious that Kim applied with asking her permission. She is eve...

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