A collector"s item is at the center of this mystery. Ask students what a collector does. Discuss with students why people might enjoy collecting. What makes an item, such as a baseball caught by a fan at an important game, suddenly more valuable than other similar items?
Includes before-reading tips, after-reading activities, vocabulary words and definitions, a cliffhanger mystery story, and STOP HERE discussion questions that encourage students to predict the end of the story!