The Ice Diamond Quest teams up Tom and Liz Austen with their cousins Sarah and Duncan Joy as they investigate the truth behind the mysterious yacht flashing a signal off the coast of Newfoundland. 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 Ice Diamond Quest 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.