Fall 2008 Kids' List
“Would you choose $1 million in cash or a clue that leads to the source of an incredible power? That's the choice given to young Amy and Dan -- and readers can look for clues and prizes, too, online and via game cards. An innovative, interactive series that's sure to be a hit, especially with reluctant readers!”
— Kathy Carrigan, Harry W. Schwartz Bookshop, Brookfield, WI
The first book in the #1 bestselling phenomenon sends readers around the world on the hunt for the 39 Clues!
Minutes before she died Grace Cahill changed her will, leaving her decendants an impossible decision: "You have a choice - one million dollars or a clue."Grace is the last matriarch of the Cahills, the world's most powerful family. Everyone from Napoleon to Houdini is related to the Cahills, yet the source of the family power is lost. 39 Clues hidden around the world will reveal the family's secret, but no one has been able to assemble them. Now the clues race is on, and young Amy and Dan must decide what's important: hunting clues or uncovering what REALLY happened to their parents.