For teachers and readers, a number of resources are a click away:
– Teacher’s Guides with activities and ideas for the classroom
– Links to related sites and further information
– Author’s Notes that provide insights about the book’s theme and the process of writing it
Downloadable PDF of discussion ideas and student activities to explore the themes, characters, and plot of Missing in Paradise
Missing in Paradise Links
More about metal detecting, treasure-hunting, and Alzeheimer’s
Downloadable PDF of discussion ideas and student activities examines the nature of survival, the qualities of survivors, and the role played by seemingly minor decisions in the face of overwhelming obstacles.
Life or Death Links
More situations of high peril and bold attempts to beat the odds.
Highlights about the research, writing process, and stories in the book
Math, science, and language related activities provide opportunities for students to interact with the story and relate to the historical events of the zeppelin’s final journey
A range of teacher-led activities designed to explore the multi-faceted aspects of treasure hunting that are presented in this book, from locating lost artifacts and interpreting clues to filtering through ethical dilemmas that sometimes accompany discoveries.
What was involved in writing the book? The author discusses the highs, lows, and issues encountered during the writing process.