The Sluggers Club by Paul Robert Walker
A Sports Mystery

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When their equipment starts disappearing, the best hitters from Halbertson’s Flowers Little League team form the Sluggers Club to investigate the mystery. “Walker equips his story with well-drawn characters and nimble, humorous dialogue. Enthusiasm for baseball pervades the book, especially the detailed and energetic game scenes. Baseball fans in particular will find this tale a winner.”--Booklist
 

About Paul Robert Walker

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Paul Robert Walker was born in Oak Park, Illinois -just like Ernest Hemingway, only later. He studied acting at Boston University School of Fine Arts and graduated magna cum laude & Phi Beta Kappa in Anglo-American literature from Occidental College. A former high school English teacher, journalist, and rock musician, Walker has been honored by the American Library Association, the National Council for the Social Studies, the Children's Book Council, the American Folklore Society, the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, School Library Journal, and Storytelling World. Mr. Walker is a member of the Authors Guild and American Mensa. He lives with his wife and two children in Escondido, California.
 
Published March 15, 1993 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 160 pages
Genres: Sports & Outdoors, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Children's Books. Fiction

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A smiley-face sports mystery in which three Little Leaguers band together to find out who's stealing their equipment--and finally catch Nong Den, their own leadoff hitter, using the missing supplies to teach baseball to the younger Cambodians in his run- down neighborhood.

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Little League baseball and inexplicable theft form the gist of this enjoyable tale, which is certain to score with sports and mystery buffs. B.J. and his teammates are on an amazing winning streak, th

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Little League baseball and inexplicable theft form the gist of this enjoyable tale, which is certain to score with sports and mystery buffs.

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