Writer Blue Balliett finds inspiration in Three Oaks, Mich

The Chicago Tribune recently had an article on Three Oaks, Michigan, the setting for the new Blue Balliett book The Danger Box which is available September 1st. In the story a visually impaired 12-year-old boy named Zoomy lives with his grandparents and comes into possession of a mysterious diary.  Much of the story takes place in the Three Oaks library. The author dedicated the book to “To the children of Three Oaks” and calls the town “a magical place”. Blue Balliett is also the author of “Chasing Vermeer,” The Wright 3” and “The Calder Game”.  Check out the whole article at the link below. Read the book and then you may want to visit this wonderful town.   -Miss Chris

Writer Blue Balliett finds inspiration in Three Oaks, Mich., a longtime outpost for the arts

By Rick Kogan, Tribune reporter

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