The 2009 Young Canada Reads contest on CBC Radio (Halifax) has announced a winner: Quid Pro Quo by Vicki Grant. The panel of five teen readers, who each defended one book over the course of a week, concluded that Quid Pro Quo is the book that all young Canadians should read.
The 39 Clues is a hot new concept in kids books. It includes an exciting series of high adventure novels, trading cards and an interactive website where readers join Amy and Dan Cahill in a global search for clues that will make them the richest, most powerful children in the world.
The first two books in the ten book series have already been published: The Maze of Bones by and One False Note by Canada's . The third book, The Sword Thief by , is due out in April. In it Amy and Dan continue their global trek as they track one of the world's most fearsome warriors in Tokyo in a bid to uncover whether he is a Cahill and if he possesses a Clue.
Each book contains six playing cards that offer clues that can be used to find further clues in the online game that is refreshed daily. Card packs are also available separately. For adventurous readers ages 9 to 12.
The newspaper also published a list of eight Notable Children's Books.Categories: Book Lists
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