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Title:
The unwilling umpire
Author:
Roy, Ron, 1940-
Personal Author:
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York : Random House, [2004]

©2004
Physical Description:
82 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Summary:
When the umpire at the baseball game fundraiser is accused of stealing a collection of autographed baseballs, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose try to prove his innocence.
General Note:
"A stepping stone book."
Language:
English
Reading Level:
2.3.

006-009.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.5 1.0 77275.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780375813702

9780375913709
Format :
Book

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Help Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose solve mysteries from A to Z!

Kids love collecting the entire alphabet and super editions! With over 8 million copies in print, the A to Z Mysteries® have been hooking chapter book readers on mysteries and reading for years. Now this classic kid favorite is back with a bright new look!

U is for Umpire . . . Play ball! While the whole town of Green Lawn is watching the women take on the men in a charity baseball game, Mr. Pocket's prized baseball collection is stolen! The police suspect the umpire of foul play. Can Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose prove his innocence . . . or will they strike out?


Author Notes

Ron Roy was born in Hartford, Connecticut on April 29, 1940. After high school, he joined the Navy for two years. He received a Bachelor's degree in literature from the University of Connecticut and a Masters degree in teaching from the University of Hartford. He was an elementary school teacher for numerous years.

His first children's book, A Thousand Pails of Water, was published in 1978. Soon afterwards, he stopped teaching and became a full-time writer, but he still visits schools around the country. He is the author of the A to Z Mysteries series, the Capital Mysteries series, and the Calendar Mysteries series.

(Bowker Author Biography)