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The Westing Game

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

"A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny." —Booklist, starred review A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westings will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger—and a possible murderer—to inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: Sam Westing may be dead…but that wont stop him from playing one last game!

Winner of the Newbery Medal

Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award

An ALA Notable Book

 

"Great fun for those who enjoy illusion, word play, or sleight of hand." The New York Times Book Review

"A fascinating medley of word games, disguises, multiple aliases, and subterfuges—a demanding but rewarding book." The Horn Book

Synopsis:

This Newbery Medal-winning novel now features updated cover artwork. When an eccentric millionaire dies mysteriously, 16 very unlikely people are gathered together for the reading of the will . . . and what a will it is.

Synopsis:

When an eccentric millionaire dies mysteriously, sixteen very unlikely people are gathered together for the reading of the will...and what a will it is!

About the Author

Ellen Raskin was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and grew up during the Great Depression. She was the author of several novels, including the Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game, the Newbery Honor-winning Figgs and Phantoms, The Tattooed Potato and other clues, and The Mysterious Disappearance of Leon (I Mean Noel). She also wrote and illustrated many picture books and was an accomplished graphic artist. She designed dust jackets for dozens of books, including the first edition of Madeleine L'Engle's classic A Wrinkle in Time. Ms. Raskin died at the age of fifty-six on August 8, 1984, in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142401200
Author:
Raskin, Ellen
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Fiction - Mystery
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-General
Subject:
newbery medal;mystery;puzzles;classic;suspense;murder;clues
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Puffin Modern Classics
Publication Date:
20040431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 8
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
6.34x5.18x.52 in. .33 lbs.
Age Level:
from 10 up to 18

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"Synopsis" by , This Newbery Medal-winning novel now features updated cover artwork. When an eccentric millionaire dies mysteriously, 16 very unlikely people are gathered together for the reading of the will . . . and what a will it is.
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