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The Westing Game
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The Westing Game

The Deluxe Anniversary Edition

Paperback

$9.99
The Westing Game

About the Book

A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Sam Westing’s will. Though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a stranger to inherit his vast fortune, one thing’s for sure: Sam Westing may be dead…but that won’t stop him from playing one last game!

Product Details

On sale: May 15, 2018
Age: 8-12 years
Grade: Grades 3-7
Page count: 208 Pages
ISBN: 9780451480989
Reading level: Lexile: 750L | Fountas/Pinnell: V

Author Bio

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 & 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.

Praise

Praise for The Westing Game
* "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