Kw-logo-smaller

The 39 Clues #7: The Viper’s Nest Book Review

The Viper's Nest by Peter Lerganis
Courtesy of Scholastic
The 39 Clues #7: The Viper’s Nest Book Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Mar 08, 2010
( Rating: 5 Star Rating)

Last time Peter Lerangis had control of the 39 Clues, he brought us to Japan in The Sword Thief. Now, 4 books later, he's back in the driver’s seat. This time he’s bringing the Cahill kids to South Africa. Check out The 39 Clues #7: The Viper’s Nest

The Viper's Nest Rating: 5


Author: Peter Lerangis

Last time Peter Lerangis had control of The 39 Clues, he brought us to Japan in The Sword Thief. Now, four books later, he is back in the driver’s seat. And this time he’s bringing the Cahill kids to South Africa. Check out The 39 Clues #7: The Viper’s Nest.


Twisted Alliances

Dan and Amy Cahill don’t know who to trust; sometimes their friends become enemies, and other times their enemies become friends. Their suspicions about their au pair Nellie’s disloyalty were proven wrong. And now they’re questioning Uncle Alastair’s faithfulness. But one thing is absolutely certain: The Kabra’s, particularly Isabel Kabra, is still their number one threat.


Helpful Sacrifices

Just before she sacrificed her life for Dan and Amy, Irina Spasky sang a song—a song which guides them to their next clue. They travel to South Africa and have a dangerous encounter with some of their vicious relatives. Then, with the help of a few locals, they follow a hint by left another ancestor, a famous military leader, to uncover the next ingredient in the elixir of life.


Clever Decoding

Eleven year old Dan takes the lead in this book. He uses his fantastic problem solving skills to find the meaning behind a series of coded messages, not to mention saving them from situations where escape seems impossible.


The Bottom Line

The Viper’s Nest by Peter Lerangis is a thrilling adventure. You certainly won’t be bored. The story doesn’t give you a great picture of the South African culture. But the intense race for the 39 clues totally makes up for that. There’s even a new love story brewing. But if you want to know more, you’ll have to read the book!


Related Articles:

  • The 39 Clues #6: In Too Deep Book Review
  • The 39 Clues #5:The Black Circle Book Review
  • The 39 Clues Series
  • The 39 Clues Card Packs


  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    there are 0 comments

    Please login or register to add comments

    share with your friends


    Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like!

    latest videos

    39cluescardpacks_article

    Which 39 Clues character is your favorite?

    • Nellie, the au pair
    • Irina Spasky
    • Ian and Natalie Kabra
    • Alastair Oh

    related stories

    In the sixth installment of the 39 Clues, Dan and Amy head to the Land Down Under! Check out In T...
    Ten books, four collector card packs, one game and over $100,000 in prizes. The 39 Clues is not y...
    From the best-selling author of The Lightning Thief comes The Maze of Bones—the fir...

    Random in the forums

    YouWillRememberMe-
    This is probably the best rubbish you have ever wrote..
    reply 1 minute
    -Karpov-
    -Karpov- posted in Debating:
    Sure
    reply 1 minute
    brunostar
    brunostar posted in General:
    we clawed, we chained our shells in vain we fought never asking why we swam, I fell under your spell. a turtle no one could deny   don't you ever say i just swam away i will always want your burger i can't live a lie, swimming for my life i will always want your burger   i came in like a angry turtle i never wanted to eat so bad  all i wanted was a cheese burger all you ever did was reject me yeah, you, you reject me   i put you down low under the water  and now, you're not coming up it slowly turned, you let me starve and now, we're turtles under the water   don't you ever say i just swam away i will always want your burger i can't live a lie, swimming for my life i will always want your burger   i came in like a angry turtle i never wanted to eat so bad  all i wanted was a cheese burger all you ever did was reject me yeah, you, you reject me i came in like a angry turtle yeah, i just hide in my shell and sung left me crashing in a blazing wave all you ever did was reject me yeah, you, you reject me   i never meant to start a war i just wanted you to give me burger and instead of using force i guess i should've let you win i never meant to start a war i just wanted you to gimme a bite i guess i should've let you win   don't you ever say i just swam away i will always want your burger   i came in like a angry turtle i never hit so hard on shore all i wanted was a cheese burger all you ever did was reject me   i came in like a angry turtle yeah, i just hide in my shell and sung left me crashing in a blazing wave all you ever did was reject me yeah, you, you reject me yeah, you, you reject me
    reply 22 minutes
    brunostar
    brunostar posted in General:
    "RaliRooAJ" wrote:(A blubbed ta daaaaaaaa) I play octodad why did you bump this... O_o
    reply 34 minutes
    brunostar
    brunostar posted in General:
    what is that o_O
    reply 35 minutes

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

    Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

    157262_(2)

    When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

    100x100_ra_logo_girl

    Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

    _thumb_100x100

    Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...