Storm Warning (The 39 Clues #9)
The shadow of a man in black has followed fourteen-year-old Amy Cahill and her younger brother Dan on their worldwide search for 39 Clues that lead to a great power. And now, in the wake of a terrible tragedy, he's ready to step out of the darkness.
This time, Dan and Amy Cahill are off to the Caribbean, searching for clues about the pirate Anne Bonny and other historical figures of the area. "Storm Warning" has a good pace and none of the clue hunting seems to rushed as it was in the two previous books in the series. I loved learning m ...more
Я уже предвкушаю что будет в последних книгах, ибо все идет к финалу. Но еще до сих пор не были упомянуты Весперы, что удивительно. Ведь о ...more
I feel so much smarter after reading one of these books, for 2 reasons. Firstly, you learn interesting facts about our world, history, and important figures. Secondly, the drama of the Cahill family continues, and you learn much more about their ancestry.
This time Amy, Dan and their au pair get caught in hurricane weather while racing the Cahills through Jamaica. The siblings are definitely upping their status in the family line (if you've read the pre ...more
We finally read Book 1. And then because we liked it so well, the entire series. One son (age 12) has read them all, the second son (also age 12) is on Book 2. And son #3 (age 8) will be starting as soon as he finishes his current book.
I thought the premise of this book very interesting. I loved how they integrated history and geography along with problem-solving skills and c ...more
I'm just hoping that the last book isn't too much of perfect ending. The series has shown an ...more
I like the part about The Man In Black because when they introduce him earlier in the story except no one knew who he really was not eve ...more
It had lots of historical facts,something that when I started was entertaining but it turned quite tiring after some time ...more
The story is about a pair of brother and sister (The Cahills) who after their grandmother died left their whole family a scavenger hunt for the 39 clues. There are four branches to the family and Dan and Amy are trying to figure which they belong to. While on the hunt they discover fascinating things about their family history and themselves. Who will win the h ...more
Amy and dan go to the Bahamas and Jamacia in this one. They find out that Grace left a clue for Nellie and that it helps them with a puzzle that they have to do at the end of the book. The Kabras we very vicious in this one and Amy and Dan narrowly escape. They meet and new friend and they discover another family member and more about the Madrigals, their branch. By the end of the book Amy, Dan and Nellie are working together and the ...more
We borrow them from the library and really can't wait ...more
I really can't say much about the story without giving it away, but I can say that my emotions were everywhere while reading this.
(view spoiler)[Finally I know what Nellie was up to, and finally I know what the Madrigals are really about, and FINALLY I know why the heck the man in black, AKA Fiske Cahill, was following Amy and Dan.
BUT WHY DID LESTER HAVE TO DIE?! WHY?!
Oh, and another thing:
(view spoiler)[I FINALLY figured out wh ...more
This time 14 year-old Amy Cahill and her 11-year-old brother Dan are in Jamaica, following the lead of Anne Bonny, a pirate of the ...more
WELL, of course, there's also the tenth book so I guess that's where I'll declare who the winner is ;)
THIS BOOK IS...as always...AWESOME!!!! :DDDD
except, i guess, the part where Lester... :'(
AMY AND DAN! they're back together ! :D
But lurking in the shadows is THE MAN IN GRAY!!!! who is the man in gray? is he the twin of the man in black? are they the same? is the man in gray a rival of the man in black? THIS IS THE ONLY THIN ...more
These books are great for kids. The reading level is good for kids even as young as third or fourth grade, but the story is interesting enough to engage kids much older than that (uh, how old am i again... :-). The length of each book is not intimidating, and the story in each, while progressing the overal ...more