Synopses & Reviews
Now batting third—book #3 in a brand-new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark!
It's spring break and Kate and Mike are off to Los Angeles to visit Kate's dad, a scout for the Dodgers. But all is not sunny in L.A.—strange things have been happening to Kate's dad. Pages have gone missing from his clipboard. He's gotten threatening phone calls. And he thinks he's being followed! Is someone after Mr. Hopkins's top secret scouting reports?
The L.A. Dodger includes a fun fact page about Los Angeles's Dodger Stadium.
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.
Cousins Kate and Mike visit Kate's father, a baseball scout for the Dodgers, in Los Angeles just as a series of suspicious events lead him to think that someone is trying to steal his scouting reports.
Includes 3 copies each of Ballpark Mysteries #4 The Astro Outlaw (978-0375-86880-1), Baseball Mysteries #3: The L.A. Dodger (978-0-375-86885-6:), Ballpark Mysteries #2: The Pinstripe Ghost (978-0-375-86704-0), and Ballpark Mysteries #1: The Fenway Foul-up (978-0-375-86703-3)
About the Author
DAVID A. KELLY has written for many newspapers and magazines, and Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse,
published in spring 2009, was his first book for children. He lives 15 minutes from Fenway Park in Newton, Massachusetts, with his wife, Alice; two sons, Steven and Scott; and a dog named Sam.
MARK MEYERS grew up in Utah and studied art in San Francisco at the Academy of Art University. This is his first project for Random House.