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The Viper's Nest: The 39 Clues #07

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ISBN13: 9780545060479
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The most dangerous secret in Amy and Dan's past is unveiled in Book 7 of the #1 New York Times bestselling series.

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It's no longer a game. The body count is rising. Shaken by recent events, Amy and Dan flee to an exotic land and trace the footsteps of their most formidable ancestor yet: a military leader of mythic proportions. Yet just as the siblings begin to master the art of ancient warfare, they confront a dangerous enemy that can't be felled with a sword: the truth. With the stakes higher than ever, Amy and Dan uncover a devastating secret that changes everything

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Shaken by a shocking loss, Amy and Dan flee to an exotic land and trace the footsteps of their most formidable ancestor yet: a military leader of mythic proportions. Includes game cards.

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Peter Lerangis is the author of The Sword Thief and The Vipers Nest, Books 3 and 7 in the bestselling multi-media adventure series The 39 Clues. He has written more than 150 books for young readers in many different genres. Hes also a Broadway musical theater actor/singer, a marathon runner, and a father of two sons. He currently lives in New York City.

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Shaun, February 12, 2010 (view all comments by Shaun)
Another day in the life of Dan and Amy Cahill and their au pair Nellie Gomez? Well, that might include daring escapes, rescues, wretchedly nefarious family reunions, explosions, snakes, and the odd clue or two to the mysterious Cahill family secret. Peter Lerangis delivers another epic installment in THE 39 CLUES series, and this time, the stakes are higher than before, and the clue hunt is beginning to wear the siblings down: who can they trust anymore? Can they even trust each other? Or Grace, their beloved grandmother? More and more secrets keep cropping up in book seven: THE VIPER'S NEST.

The plot continues on straightaway from book six, and I would recommend going back and re-reading the last chapter of IN TOO DEEP before you set foot into book seven -- just to re-orient yourself in the Cahill world. I don't want to delve too deeply into the plot here, but rest assured, there is plenty more action, intrigue, and the final revelation of Dan and Amy's family branch.

This is the second installment in the series from Lerangis, and I remember really enjoying book three -- THE SWORD THIEF -- by him. The plot moves along swiftly, and he reminds us of just enough without seeming like he's dumping previous information down our throats. A lot of the typical CLUES staples are here as well -- a reigning family nemesis throughout the book, more mysteries and twists -- and the final page is one that made me sit back and say, "WHAT!" I will definitely be eagerly waiting for the next book coming out in a few months.

THE 39 CLUES continues to be a fairly solid book series perfect for the 3rd to 7th grade set (and beyond). Definitely one to have on your bookshelf.
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Bennett, January 20, 2010 (view all comments by Bennett)
I can't wait for this latest book in the 39 Clues series! I love everyone of them!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780545060479
Author:
Lerangis, Peter
Publisher:
Scholastic
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Historical - Other
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Family - Siblings
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
39 Clues
Series Volume:
07
Publication Date:
20100231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.38 x 5 in
Age Level:
08-12

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