The Danger Box

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Scholastic Inc., 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 306 pages
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An all-new mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing Vermeer and The Calder Game.

A boy in a small town who has a different way of seeing.
A mischievous girl who doesn't belong.
A mysterious notebook .
A fire.
A stranger.
A death.

These are some of the things you'll find within The Danger Box, the new mystery from bestselling author Blue Balliett.

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I loved Zoomy's character and the quirks that made him believable and not too ridiculous he was definitely my favorite. I liked the idea of having the mystery notebook. I also feel like the Gas Gazette was a little off topic.What makes this book great is the overlapping layers and twists in the plot that keep you on your toes and interested without seeming to over the top.  

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The Game Begins 1
Purple and No 15
Deeps 29
Issue Three 53
Issue Four 62
Issue Five 71
Issue Six 82
Brain Boy Meets Firecracker Girl 113
Issue Twelve 198
Issue Thirteen 205
Issue Fourteen 215
Bait 222
A Hole in the Screen 229
Issue Fifteen 238
Issue Sixteen 244
Issue Eighteen 264

Issue Seven 119
Issue Eight 131
Issue Nine 149
Issue Ten 164
Issue Eleven 181
Something Sneaky 272
Issue Nineteen 278
Zoomys Letter 286
An Invitation 296

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About the author (2010)

Blue Balliett is the author of several bestselling, acclaimed mystery novels, including Chasing Vermeer (a Book Sense Book of the Year and an Edgar Award winner), The Wright 3, The Calder Game, and The Danger Box. She writes in the laundry room of her home in Chicago, Illinois, and you can find her online at

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