The Astro Outlaw

The Astro Outlaw Cover

The Astro Outlaw

By David A. Kelly; Mark Meyers (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Library Binding, 9780375968839, 105pp.

Publication Date: February 28, 2012

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.