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Nate the Great and the Stolen Base

Nate the Great and the Stolen Base

Series: Nate the Great
by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat Illustrated by Marc Simont

Rosamund's baseball team has a very unusual second base — Oliver's gloopy purple plastic octopus. But one morning…it's gone! "Somebody stole second base," Rosamond tells teammate Nate the Great. With the help of his dog, Sludge, the young detective trails the missing octopus, picking up clues along the way. It's not easy to track down a stolen base, and Nate's hunt leads him to some strange places before he finds himself up at bat once more. He must look for clues at the baseball field, Oliver's house, and Annie's yard. With the help of his dog, Sludge, Nate must solve the mystery.

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 5
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Tandem Library
Mystery and Suspense

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Marjorie Weinman Sharmat
Marc Simont

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