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Westing Game (Reprint, Reissue) (Paperback) (Ellen Raskin)

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For over thirty-five years, Ellen Raskin's Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game has been an enduring favorite. This highly inventive mystery involves sixteen people who are invited to the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. They could become millionaires-it all depends on how they play the tricky and dangerous Westing game, a game involving blizzards, burglaries, and bombings! Ellen Raskin has created a remarkable cast of characters in a puzzle-knotted, word-twisting plot filled with humor, intrigue, and suspense. Winner of the Newbery MedalWinner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book AwardAn ALA Notable BookA School Library Journal One Hundred Books That Shaped the Century

"A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny." ?Booklist, starred review

"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
For over twenty-five years, Ellen Raskin's Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game has been an enduring favorite. It has sold over one and a half million copies. This highly inventive mystery involves sixteen people who are invited to the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. They could become millionaires-it all depends on how they play the tricky and dangerous Westing game, a game involving blizzards, burglaries, and bombings! Ellen Raskin has created a remarkable cast of characters in a puzzle-knotted, word-twisting plot filled with humor, intrigue, and suspense.
Edition: Reprint, Reissue
Number of Pages: 217
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Mysteries + Detective Stories
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: 9-12 years
Author: Ellen Raskin
Language: English
Street Date: June 1, 1997
TCIN: 11395074
UPC: 9780140386646
Item Number (DPCI): 248-01-4951
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The Westing Game: Reviewed by Aman

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The book “The Westing Game” is a mystery by Ellen Raskin. It is a great book. It is about the 16 heirs of Sam Westing are in partners and are trying to solve the mystery of who murdered Sam Westing. I think the book is great for people ages 10 and up. The plot is really interesting with a lot of sus...see moreof the reviewer's review
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