How many fourteen-year-old boys would turn down an offer of time travel to any baseball game in history? Certainly not die-hard New York Yankees fan, Matt Collier. Accompanied by the Time Keeper, guardian of Time throughout the universe, Matt becomes the batboy for his beloved team and tries to change the outcome of the 1960 World Series, the first ever to end with a home run. Carol Lynn Thomas received a bachelor's degree in English from Upsala College in East Orange, New Jersey and a master's degree in Education from the University of Evansville in Indiana. She spent 32 years teaching English, reading and creative writing in middle schools. When she's not swimming or practicing yoga, she divides her time between writing and consulting for the Middle Grades Reading Network. She lives in Wilmington, Delaware with her husband Ben whose vast sports library breathed life into Out of Time. Paul Michael Garcia received his classical training in theater from Southern Oregon University in Ashland, where he worked as an actor, director, and designer. He has gone on to perform at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.