The Danger Box

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Scholastic Inc., 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 306 pages
21 Reviews
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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User Review  - Grace - Goodreads

The Danger BoxBy Blue Balliett 304 pages I thought the book was okay I would give it 3 stars. I Was expecting a lot more mystery and thrill. I think the book at first was a little misleading. I liked ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ashelley Melber - Goodreads

I can't tell you how much I enjoyed reading The Danger Box. I could connect with it so well not being like everyone else. Reading this book shows you two things and I think it is something everyone ... Read full review

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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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Blue Balliett's grew up in New York City, where she often visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim Museum. Blue studied Art History at Brown University. She taught at the University of Chicago Laboratory School before becoming a full time writer. Her first novel, Chasing Vermeer, won over a dozen awards and sold in twenty-eight countries. Balliett still writes in her laundry room, assisted by her twenty-pound cat. She lives with her family in Chicago, Illinois. For more information about Blue Balliett, visit

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