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Rosamund's baseball team has a very unusual second base—Olivers gloopy purple plastic octopus. But one morning . . . its gone! “Somebody stole second base,” Rosamond tells teammate Nate the Great. With the help of his dog, Sludge, the young detective trails the missing octopus, picking up clues along the way. Its not easy to track down a stolen base, and Nates hunt leads him to some strange places before he finds himself up at bat once more.
Beginning readers are introduced to the detective mystery genre in these chapter books. Perfect for the Common Core, kids can problem-solve with Nate, using logical thinking to solve mysteries
Rosamund's baseball team has a very unusual second base--Oliver's gloopy purple plastic octopus. But one morning . . . it's gone Nate the Great must pick up clues so he can find the missing octopus and go up to bat
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"Subtle humor sparkles through the young detective's narration and his interactions with his friends. Budding mystery fans will line up for this one."--School Library Journal
Nate the Great investigates the mysterious disappearance of the purple plastic octopus that his baseball team uses for second base.