Kids 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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8 1
Into the Gauntlet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2010-08-31

2
7 1
The Black Circle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2009-08-11

3
6 1
The Emperor's Code is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

4
7 2
Beyond the Grave is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2009-06-02

5
7 2
In Too Deep is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2009-11-03

6
9 5
The Maze of Bones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2008-09-09

7
8 4
The Sword Thief is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2009-03-03

8
6 3
One False Note is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2008-12-02

9
4 2
Trust No One is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

10
3 1
Outbreak is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

11
2 0
Operation Trinity is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

12
2 1
The Medusa Plot is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

13
4 4
Countdown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2014

14
2 2
Storm Warning is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2010-05-25

15
2 2
A King's Ransom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

16
1 1
Flashpoint is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2014

17
1 1
Mission Hurricane is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

18
1 1
Nowhere to Run is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst

19
1 1
Spymasters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
2013

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

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

22
1 1
The Redcoat Chase is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst
Clifford Riley

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1 1
The Viper's Nest 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 Titanic is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list All the 39 Clues Books, Ranked Best to Worst