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The Danger Box by Blue BalliettIm a fan of Blue Ballietts Chasing Vermeer, The Wright 3 and The Calder Game, so when I found The Danger Box on the shelf, I picked it up - for my eleven and nine year daughters to read - but also for me. I enjoyed this book, but not nearly as much as Ballietts previous ones.
The Danger Box is the story of Zoomy, a young boy who lives with his grandparents in a small Michigan town. Zoomy is legally blind and can only see clearly without glasses the length of one finger and with glasses only an arms length. Hes quirky, inquisitive and insightful and he meets a kindred spirit in Lorrol, who is in town for the summer with her mother. Zoomy and Lorrol spend their time together investigating a mysterious notebook and its link to Charles Darwin.
While I liked seeing the world through Zoomys eyes, everything always felt slightly out of focus. In a way, this was helpful and made me think about what things in life I miss because I look right past them. But I wanted to be able to see the story more clearly and Im not sure its haziness around the edges was entirely intentional. It didnt feel that way to me, at any rate.
As I finished up The Danger Box, I pondered why this book held less allure for me than its predecessors. I think there are two factors: 1) Im a bigger art fan than science fan and 2) the characters in Chasing Vermeer and its sequels are more fully developed. Both sets of characters are roughly the same age, but while I could picture Petra, Calder and Tommy easily, I could never really get a set image of Zoomy and Lorrol in my mind.
If you like childrens novel with a mystery (a la The Westing Game, one of my favorite books from childhood), you would be better served to start with Chasing Vermeer. But if you have a budding scientist in your family, or a child who might see him/herself more clearly through the lens of an outsider, Zoomy might be a good companion for a few hundred pages.
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