Paul Ferrante, a 7th grade language arts instructor at Coleytown Middle School, has accepted an invitation from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, NY to speak on Aug. 7 at 2 p.m. as part of the Hall of Fame's Summer Author Series.

Ferrante, who has been writing professionally for over 20 years in the area of baseball history, will be discussing his latest Young Adult novel in the T.J. Jackson Mysteries series, Roberto's Return.

Roberto's Return involves the teen protagonists' investigation of the appearance of the ghost of Roberto Clemente, the Hall of Fame outfielder of the Pittsburgh Pirates, who died while on a mission to Nicaragua in 1972.

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