Childrens Books All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst  

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Whether you've read all 39 Clues books or are trying to decide which one to read first, you've come to the right place. Fans of the series have come to adore the narrative that intertwines family rivalry, mystery, clue cracking, and actual historical events to make an intricate and compelling narrative arc. Beginning with Benjamin Franklin, the titles have touched on everything from the Hindenburg disaster to the Bubonic Plague. Here, you'll find all 39 Clues books ranked best to worst by fans! 

Through the course of many installments, every 39 Clues book has been covertly educational. When embroiled in the Cahill family's quest to find a serum to create the most powerful person on earth, young adult readers miss the fact they're actually learning something. For books that teach kids a better understanding of world history, browse this list! 

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7 3
The Sword Thief is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2009-03-03

2
7 4
The Maze of Bones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2008-09-09

3
5 2
In Too Deep is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2009-11-03

4
4 1
Into the Gauntlet is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2010-08-31

5
4 2
Beyond the Grave is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2009-06-02

6
3 1
The Black Circle is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2009-08-11

7
3 1
The Emperor's Code is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

8
2 0
Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

9
4 3
One False Note is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2008-12-02

10
1 0
The Redcoat Chase is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Clifford Riley

11
1 0
Flashpoint is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2014

12
1 0
Spymasters is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2013

13
1 0
Operation Trinity is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

14
3 3
Countdown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2014

15
2 2
Trust No One is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

16
2 2
A King's Ransom is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

17
2 2
Storm Warning is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2010-05-25

18
1 1
The Viper's Nest is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

19
1 1
Mission Hurricane is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

20
1 1
Day of Doom is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

21
1 1
The Medusa Plot is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

22
1 1
Shatterproof is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

23
0 0
The Houdini Escape is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

24
0 0
Mission Atomic is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

25
0 0
Mission Hindenburg is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

26
0 0
Mission Titanic is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

27
0 0
Silent Night is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

28
0 0
Breakaway is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2013

29
0 0
The Submarine Job is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

30
0 1
Nowhere to Run is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

31
0 2
The Dead of the Night is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst