The Case of the Golden Boy leads Tom Austen to the seedy Cafe, where he is taken prisoner by the kidnappers behind the disappearance of his schoolmate. Now, Tom must use all his wits to survive. Appealing to children's inherent keen interest in mystery, Eric Wilson has skillfully woven accurate Canadian geographic and historic information into his writing. As such, these novels lend themselves to the integrated study of the mystery genre with Canadian geography topics in social studies, and investigation units in science. The Case of The Golden Boy provides rich material for the study of setting, characterization and plot development. This Novel Study provides a teacher and student section with a variety of activities, chapter questions, crossword, and answer key to create a well-rounded lesson plan.