Matt Musson is the creator of the Jeep Muldoon series about a boy with the unusual ability to 'Find Things.' Jeep and his pals solve mysteries and have adventures, usually with a scientific orientation. But, ultimately, Jeep's stories are about friendship and fun!
Matt has also written the acclaimed sports novel: The '51 Rocks - Batboy on the Worst Team Ever! The '51 Rocks is a fictional account of the true story of the 1951 Granite Falls Graniteers. The Graniteers were the losinest team in Baseball History. But, with 6 games left in the 1951 season - the Graniteers signed 5 Negro League players and became the first team to integrate Baseball in the Old South!
Publishers Weekly called the book ‘beguiling.' “There are some very pleasant moments (and perhaps even a Denzel Washington movie) in this novel … based on the incredible true story of the worst team in Baseball History that became the first Southern team to break the color barrier."
Matt was born in Austin, TX and grew up in San Antonio. He earned two degrees at the University of Texas and moved east to work for Ross Perot as a Systems Analyst. He has developed systems for Planters Peanuts, LifeSavers Candies, Sara Lee, and Bank of America.
Matt is currently in North Carolina developing banking software and working part-time for the Charlotte Bobcats. He has four incredible children: Skye, McClain, Granath, and Chandler. Matt collects vintage rodeo belt buckles and Indian jewelry when he is not prospecting for Carolina gold and emeralds.
He is a contributing author to the non-fiction anthology Sports in the Carolinas: From Death Valley to Tobacco Road.
The Dangerous Adventures of Jeep Muldoon!
Jeep Muldoon, 'the boy who finds things', reveals his most dangerous adventures ever. And,he warns - Don't Try This At Home!
"Do not fire a Civil War cannon. Do not build and pilot your own rocket bike. Do not fly cluster balloons into the stratosphere. And do not ever under any circumstances ever face down the legendary Wampus Cat!"
The Mystery of Merlin's Magic
Jeep Muldoon has the amazing power to find missing objects like silver dollars, diamond rings, and cold hard cash! Jeep and his pals have night vision googles, a treehouse on the Internet and a secret 'bat cave'. But, can they solve the Mystery of Merlin's Magic? Or, locate a 5000 year old Pharoh's death mask? “..like the Mad Scientists Club for a new generation”– American Homeschooler
Jeep Muldoon and his pals are back for their greatest adventure ever! To save an entangled whale, the boys risk everything in a daring midnight rescue in the "Graveyard of the Atlantic."
A bashful sea monster, wild banker ponies, the heir to a baseball legend and the Marine Corps newest super aircraft join in for this thrill ride, and the surprises just keep coming!
The Arrow That Would Not Miss
While rock climbing in the Smokies, Jeep Muldoon, "the boy who finds things", unearths an ancient relic of the Cherokee people. A friendly medicine man identifies the priceless ruby-tipped artifact as "The Arrow That Would Not Miss". Now Jeep and his pals must outwit shapeshifting Thunderbirds, a middle school bully, a Science Fair rival and raid the Cherokee Casino in their wildest adventure yet!
Batboy on the Worst Team Ever!
10 Year old Bobby McRainey tells of the day to day struggles as a batboy on a losingest team ever! But, when his 1951 ball club signs 5 Negro Leaguers and integrates Southern Baseball, Bobby discovers that even losing teams can have immortal moments. "...perhaps a Denzel Washington movie in this novel" --Publishers Weekly.
Based upon the Amazing True Story!
The '51 Rocks
Based on the true story of the losingest team in baseball. Batboy Bobby McRainey relates the day to day struggles of a last place ball club and whites only baseball. But, when the owner signs 5 Negro Leaguers and integrates Southern Baseball, Bobby discovers that even losing teams have immortal moments.
"...perhaps a Denzel Washington movie in this novel" --Publishers Weekly
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