The Missing Marlin (Ballpark Mysteries Series #8)

The Missing Marlin (Ballpark Mysteries Series #8)

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Overview

It's the eighth inning! The Missing Marlin is book #8 in our early chapter book mystery series, where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

Mike and Kate are in Miami visiting Kate's Uncle Oliver—and the Miami Marlins ballpark, of course! Uncle Oliver is in charge of keeping the new fish tanks at the ballpark fully stocked, but strange things keep happening. Kate swears she saw an endangered sea turtle in one of the tanks. Then some of Uncle Oliver's rare fish go missing, including his favorite, Marlin. Something fishy is going on in Miami!

The Missing Marlin includes several pages of "Dugout Notes," fun facts about Miami's recently built ballpark with its homerun statue, fish tanks, and swimming pool.

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780307977823
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 02/25/2014
Series: Ballpark Mysteries Series , #8
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 57,370
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 560L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

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 fifteen minutes from Fenway Park in Newton, Massachusetts.

MARK MEYERS grew up in Utah and studied art at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great read! It is nice to be back with cousins Mike and Kate solving a mystery, this time at the Miami Marlin's unique ballpark.
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