Everything you need to understand or teach Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple.
Maria Semple's novel, Where'd You Go, Bernadette, chronicles the actions of the eccentric Branch/Fox family: Bee, the gifted 8th grade daughter; Elgin, the intelligent Microsoft higher up; and Bernadette, the reclusive, mentally ill yet talented architect. When Bee receives perfect grades in middle school, she requests a family trip to Antartica, setting in motion a zany adventure for the Branch/Fox family. The novel explores themes of family, mental illness, and unconditional love of imperfect people.
Where'd You Go, Bernadette: A Novel Lesson Plans contain 121 pages of teaching material, including: