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Ballpark Mysteries #4: The Astro Outlaw

Authors: Kelly, David A.
Genres: Series, Mystery
Topics: Friendship, Family & Siblings, Sports
Lexile: 540,
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
BISAC/Subject: JUV028000, JUV045000, JUV032010
ISBN: 9780375899669, Related ISBNs: 0375868836, 0375899669, 0375968830, 0449010821, 9780375868832
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 112,
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis: Now batting clean-up—book #4 in a new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

Houston, we have a problem! Before a game at the Astros' ballpark, Mike and Kate get to meet astronaut commander Nick Rice at the nearby Houston Space Center. He's planning to display a very rare moonrock at an autographing event later. But just before the event, a nefarious outlaw knocks out the commander and steals the moonrock! Can Mike and Kate figure out who did it . . . when their only clue is a broken green feather?

The Astro Outlaw includes a fun act page about the Houston Astros' stadium with trivia about the train on the outfield wall and the homerun gas pump.

Cross Ron Roy's A to Z Mystery series with Matt Christopher's sports books and you get the Ballpark Mysteries: fun, puzzling whodunnits aimed at the younger brothers and sisters of John Feinstein's fans.
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