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The maze of bones
Rick Riordan
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Avatar for Michaela Michaela said:
I thought that The 39 Clues- The Maze of Bones was a very good book. It was exciting, suspensful, and adventerous. It is about to orphans who find out that they belong to the world's most powerful family, which includes many famous people such as Mozart, Ben Franklin, and Amelia Airheart. They go on a quest to find out their families secrets, instead of taking $1 million.
posted Jun 22, 2009 at 8:13PM
Avatar for KaliO KaliO said:
The Cahills are an ancient, powerful family with branches that extend to all corners of the world and contain some—make that all—of history’s finest explorers, inventors, artists, and intellectuals. But for now, the two most important members of the Cahill family are fourteen-year-old Amy and her eleven-year-old brother Dan. They are the grandchildren of family matriarch Grace Cahill, who sets an astounding adventure in motion when, in her will, she challenges her family to follow a set of puzzling clues that lead to a powerful and influential prize. Amy and Dan, orphans with no one else to rely on, seem like the least likely relations to embark on a mysterious scavenger hunt, but they loved their grandmother and are determined to do her proud. The first clue leads the siblings on a whirlwind chase from Boston to Paris, but other Cahills are hard on their heels—ruthless brother and sister team Ian and Natalie, poisonous ex-spy Irina Spasky, sneaky alliance-making Alistair Oh, and fame-hungry Jonah Wizard. Amy and Dan have their own strengths, and they’ll more than need them as they (and the reader) decipher codes between dodging assassins and explosions—and all this in book one! The 39 Clues is a new kind of series. Readers not only read the books, they collect character cards, play at being a treasure-seeking Cahill online at, and even win prizes. Author Rick Riordan of Percy Jackson and the Olympians fame penned the first title and created the arc for the series, but a different author writes each book to keep things exciting and new. The clues continue in One False Note, The Sword Thief, Beyond the Grave, The Black Circle, In Too Deep, The Viper’s Nest, and The Emperor’s Code; two more titles are planned for a total of ten rousing, rollicking, interactive adventures.
posted Mar 11, 2010 at 10:57PM
Avatar for Emma11 Emma11 said:
A good book to begin this series! it's pretty good!
posted Oct 30, 2010 at 9:00AM
great girl reads said:
The is the first book in the famous 39 clues series. I have never tried them but my little sisters swear by them.
posted Jun 5, 2011 at 9:14PM
Avatar for Olivia Torgerson Olivia Torgerson said:
Very amusing series
posted Sep 18, 2011 at 7:56PM
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main characters Amy Cahill
Age: 14
Dan's sister; hates crowds; stutters; discovers after her grandmother passes away that she belongs to the most powerful family in history; passes up a million dollars; following the 39 clues that will reveal her family's secret.

Dan Cahill
Age: 11
Amy's brother; able to memorize numbers instantly; loves collecting things; discovers after his grandmother passes away that he belongs to the most powerful family in history; passes up a million dollars; following the 39 clues that will reveal her family's secret.

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