The Maze of Bones (39 Clues, No. 1)

Book 1 of 11 in the The 39 Clues Series
Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 2 - 5U4.345905
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.
Hardcover, 220 pages
Published on September 9, 2008 by Scholastic Press
ISBN-10: 0545060397
ISBN-13: 9780545060394
205 Book Reviews
  • 4usa
    4usaabout 2 years55 stars
    This is the first book in an incredible series about two siblings who enter a dangerous life or death clue hunt that they feel that there Grandmother was preparing them for! They have to travel around the world in search of these clues that leads to power beyond comprehension before it gets in the wrong hands of the other teams AKA their family members!
    • 4usa
      4usaover 2 years55 stars
      I love this book,it's my new favorite series!It's full of action adventure and mystery!It's a story about two siblings who find out that they not part of one of the most effective and powerful families in the world.When there Grandmother dies she has in her will that each of her closest family members can include themselves in a dangerous hunt for 39 clues that will lead them to the greatest prize imaginable.
      • aaa57
        aaa57almost 3 years55 stars
        I love this book Dan and Amy’s grandma dies and what she left her family was a hunt for the 39 clues now they travel all over the world to find them but it’s dangerous and Dan and Amy are orphans so the budget is tight join them on this epic quest and read the 39 clues.
        • gdub2019
          gdub2019about 3 years55 stars
          I was in the mood to start a new series and thought I’d give this a try. It started off a little slow, then the game started and it got more interesting and I couldn’t put it down.
          • aaa57
            aaa57almost 3 years55 stars
            Same for me
          • Hiabout 3 years
            Good book
            • hahahahover 3 years
              i love this book please rate this
              • boobooover 3 years
                You have a choice 1,0000 dollars or the first clue to your familys secret. If your Dan and Amy Cahill you choose the first clue. I love books that are sad and mysterious. And this book fits my loves. I give it 5 stars.
                • Percabeth over 3 years
                  I think it is an amazing book! For me it’s kind of difficult to find a book series that I become obsessed with, but this book is one of the fastest books to pull me in.
                  • Joshuaalmost 4 years
                    The book is great and so is this websit!!
                    • aria123
                      aria123about 4 years55 stars
                      I have read this book and it is awesome the 39 Clues books are so awesome. I would recomend these books to any one who likes adventure.