Orca Book Publishers offer a resource guide for all Orca Current series (which is what Maxed Out falls under)
Written by best selling, award – winning authors, Orca Currents have become classroom favorites. With compelling mysteries, humour, adventure and contemporary themes. Orca Currents offer something for every kind of reader, particularly the reluctant reader. The Orca Currents Resource Guide, now available on CD, provides information on using the books in this popular series as part of the classroom curriculum. Professionally written guides with curriculum connections, writing exercises, discussion questions and activities are provided for each title in the Orca Current series. With additional information on reading levels, literature circles and assessment, the Orca Currents Resource Guide is valuable tool for teachers using Orca Currents in the classroom.