The Danger Box

by Blue Balliett

SCHOLASTIC INC | September 1, 2010 | Hardcover

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A sight-impaired boy in a small town.
A mischievous girl who won''t stay in one place.
A mysterious notebook belonging to a world-famous scientist.
A fire.
A stranger.
A death.

These are the contents of The Danger Box, a spellbinding new mystery from Blue Balliett. History, mystery, and science all collide as a small boy in a small town becomes part of something much, much bigger than himself.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 320 pages, 8.53 × 5.76 × 1.02 in

Published: September 1, 2010

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC INC

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0439852099

ISBN - 13: 9780439852098

Appropriate for ages: 9

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The Danger Box

by Blue Balliett

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 320 pages, 8.53 × 5.76 × 1.02 in

Published: September 1, 2010

Publisher: SCHOLASTIC INC

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0439852099

ISBN - 13: 9780439852098

About the Book

From the "New York Times"-bestselling author of "Chasing Vermeer" and "The Calder Game" comes an all-new mystery featuring a boy in a small town who has a different way of seeing, a mischievous girl who won't stay in one place, and a mysterious notebook.320 pp.

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A sight-impaired boy in a small town.
A mischievous girl who won''t stay in one place.
A mysterious notebook belonging to a world-famous scientist.
A fire.
A stranger.
A death.

These are the contents of The Danger Box, a spellbinding new mystery from Blue Balliett. History, mystery, and science all collide as a small boy in a small town becomes part of something much, much bigger than himself.

About the Author

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 http://www.scholastic.com/blueballiett/

Editorial Reviews

Praise for The Calder Game

"As she did in Chasing Vermeer and The Wright 3, Balliett builds intriguing, page-turning puzzles that explore art and the nature of friendship." -Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"Fans of Blue Balliett''s earlier art-world mysteries-Chasing Vermeer and The Wright 3-will be delighted to know she''s back." -Washington Post
"Balliett again offers readers new ways to think." -Booklist, starred review
"Acclaimed for her sophisticated juggling of art concepts, mystery, philosophy and storytelling, Balliett outdoes herself with this ambitious novel... Motivated readers will treasure this provocative title." -Publishers Weekly, starred review>br> "Fans of the author''s previous novels are in for a treat in this latest adventure." -School Library Journal, review
"Balliett successfully combines art history, historical locations, suspense and intrigue into an exciting and mind-spinning mystery filled with clues, puzzles, and more twists and turns than the Blenheim Palace maze. This is Balliett at her best." -School Library Journal, featured as SLJ''s "Hot Pick."

Appropriate for ages: 9

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