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DAVID A. KELLY is a former Little League right fielder. These days he can often be found watching his sons play baseball at local ball fields or enjoying a game at a major-league park. David’s first kid’s book was a true story called Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse. He lives near Boston’s Fenway Park with his wife, Alice, his two sons, and his dog, Samantha. 


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Ballpark Mysteries #5: The All-Star Joker
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Trade Paperback

Next up to the plate—book #5 in our early chapter book mystery series, where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

The stars are out in Kansas City . . . the baseball stars, that is! Mike and Kate are at the All-Star game, and even get to go... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #5: The All-Star Joker
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
eBook

Next up to the plate—book #5 in our early chapter book mystery series, where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

The stars are out in Kansas City . . . the baseball stars, that is! Mike and Kate are at the All-Star game, and even get to go... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #5: The All-Star Joker
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Hardcover Library Binding

Next up to the plate—book #5 in our early chapter book mystery series, where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

The stars are out in Kansas City . . . the baseball stars, that is! Mike and Kate are at the All-Star game, and even get to go... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #4: The Astro Outlaw
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Trade Paperback

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... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #4: The Astro Outlaw
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
eBook

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... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #4: The Astro Outlaw
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Hardcover Library Binding

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... Read More
 





Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
eBook

Before 1918, the Boston Red Sox were unstoppable. They won World Series after World Series, thanks in part to their charismatic pitcher-slugger Babe Ruth. But some people on the Red Sox felt the Babe was more trouble than he was worth, and he was traded away to one of the worst... Read More
 





Babe Ruth and the Baseball Curse
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Tim Jessell
Trade Paperback

Before 1918, the Boston Red Sox were unstoppable. They won World Series after World Series, thanks in part to their charismatic pitcher-slugger Babe Ruth. But some people on the Red Sox felt the Babe was more trouble than he was worth, and he was traded away to one of the worst... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #1: The Fenway Foul-up
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Trade Paperback

Now leading off the line-up—book #1 in a brand-new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

Thanks to Kate's mom, a sports reporter, cousins Mike Walsh and Kate Hopkins have tickets to the Red Sox game and All Access passes to Fenway Park... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #1: The Fenway Foul-up
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
eBook

Now leading off the line-up—book #1 in a brand-new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

Thanks to Kate's mom, a sports reporter, cousins Mike Walsh and Kate Hopkins have tickets to the Red Sox game and All Access passes to Fenway Park... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #3: The L.A. Dodger
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Trade Paperback

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... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #3: The L.A. Dodger
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
eBook

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... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #3: The L.A. Dodger
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Hardcover Library Binding

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... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #8: The Missing Marlin
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
eBook

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... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #8: The Missing Marlin
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Hardcover Library Binding

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... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #8: The Missing Marlin
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Trade Paperback

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... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #9: The Philly Fake
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Trade Paperback

It's the ninth inning! The Philly Fake is book #9 in our early chapter book mystery series, where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

What better city to spend the Fourth of July than Philadelphia? For Mike and Kate, the holiday is all about hot dogs, history, and baseball!... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #9: The Philly Fake
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
eBook

It's the ninth inning! The Philly Fake is book #9 in our early chapter book mystery series, where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

What better city to spend the Fourth of July than Philadelphia? For Mike and Kate, the holiday is all about hot dogs, history, and baseball!... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #9: The Philly Fake
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Hardcover Library Binding

It's the ninth inning! The Philly Fake is book #9 in our early chapter book mystery series, where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

What better city to spend the Fourth of July than Philadelphia? For Mike and Kate, the holiday is all about hot dogs, history, and baseball!... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #2: The Pinstripe Ghost
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Trade Paperback

Batting second—book #2 in a brand-new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

Mike and Kate are waiting for Kate's mom at a boring press conference in Yankee Stadium when the team official says something that makes Mike perk up his ears. There... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #2: The Pinstripe Ghost
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
eBook

Batting second—book #2 in a brand-new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

Mike and Kate are waiting for Kate's mom at a boring press conference in Yankee Stadium when the team official says something that makes Mike perk up his ears. There... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #2: The Pinstripe Ghost
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Hardcover Library Binding

Batting second—book #2 in a brand-new early chapter book mystery series where each book is set in a different American ballpark!

Mike and Kate are waiting for Kate's mom at a boring press conference in Yankee Stadium when the team official says something that makes Mike perk up his ears. There... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #10: The Rookie Blue Jay
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Trade Paperback

Batter up! Ballpark Mysteries combine baseball action with exciting whodunits for early chapter book readers!
 
Mike and Kate can’t wait to watch their rookie hero Dusty Martin in action. But something is throwing the Blue Jays’ star off his game. Then, when no one else is looking, Mike sees mysterious... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #10: The Rookie Blue Jay
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
eBook

Batter up! Ballpark Mysteries combine baseball action with exciting whodunits for early chapter book readers!
 
Mike and Kate can’t wait to watch their rookie hero Dusty Martin in action. But something is throwing the Blue Jays’ star off his game. Then, when no one else is looking, Mike sees mysterious... Read More
 





Ballpark Mysteries #10: The Rookie Blue Jay
Written by David A. Kelly
Illustrated by Mark Meyers
Hardcover Library Binding

Batter up! Ballpark Mysteries combine baseball action with exciting whodunits for early chapter book readers!
 
Mike and Kate can’t wait to watch their rookie hero Dusty Martin in action. But something is throwing the Blue Jays’ star off his game. Then, when no one else is looking, Mike sees mysterious... Read More
 

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