The L.A. Dodger

The L.A. Dodger Cover

The L.A. Dodger

By David A. Kelly; Mark Meyers (Illustrator)

Random House Books for Young Readers, Library Binding, 9780375968853, 105pp.

Publication Date: July 26, 2011

Description
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.


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. "From the Trade Paperback edition."