The 39 Clues Series

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Exciting mystery, heavily merchandised.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 55 reviews

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age 8+
age 8+

Overmarketed book

The 39 clues is basic, the characters are basic, and 1-dimensional, I was excited to learn about the other cahil clans, but It seems like they are boring, the lucians are clearly just slitherin and the other clans are not even shown. The writing is mediocre, and the marketing is like a swamp

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Too much consumerism

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For kids who love adventure stories

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