It’s time for Field Day at Bayport Elementary and all the kids are excited! Whatever grade wins gets a pizza party, and the person with the highest personal score also gets a special prize. But when the field equipment is sabotaged the day before the events are supposed to start, it looks like Field Day might not happen after all—unless someone can find out who is behind the mess of ruined rackets, tangled jump ropes, and flattened balloons. Can Frank and Joe crack the case and save Field Day?
Read an Excerpt
An Exciting Event
Wait, Joe! Don’t forget your carrot sticks,” said the lunch lady.
Joe Hardy stopped. “Thanks,” he said, grabbing the carrots and dropping them on his tray.
He rushed to catch up in the cafeteria line. He was in such a hurry that he accidentally bumped into the kid in front of him.
“Hey, watch it!” the kid said.
A teacher named Ms. Prentice was standing nearby. She taught a different third-grade class from the one Joe was in.
“Is everything all right, boys?” she asked.
“Joe almost made me drop my... see more