Jake is at home as a young boy and happy with his parents and grandfather.
Meeting the Mentor
Jake sees his grandfather die as he tells Jake to go to an island near Wales to go to the children's home.
Crossing the Threshold
Jake finds out about the children's home and doesn't understand so tries to run back to his father in a hotel in Wales and tries to forget all about it.
tests, allies and enamies
Jake meets some local kids and they show him the way to the children's home.
Jake crosses the threshold in time and meets the children.
Jake gets to know the kids and Miss Peregrine, allies, and gets to know some unfriendly people as well like the hollows, enemies, the tests he faces are things like trying to find out about the different loops and hollows.