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The story plays out

With a book, trading cards, and online game, 'The 39 Clues' clicks with kids

'You can discover your own little world based on this story, which is really cool,' said Olivia Van Amsterdam (left, with her sister Juliana), about 'The 39 Clues.' "You can discover your own little world based on this story, which is really cool," said Olivia Van Amsterdam (left, with her sister Juliana), about "The 39 Clues.' (Jodi Hilton for The Boston Globe)
By David Mehgan
Globe Staff / October 28, 2008

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More than a year has passed since the final book in the Harry Potter series appeared, ending J.K. Rowling's hugely successful fantasy epic. While the Potter books will go on selling, children's publishing is struggling lately, and the industry is wondering where the next Harry Potter is going to come from. Now Scholastic Corp. , US publisher of the Potter ... (Full article: 1114 words)

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