The Westing Game

Author(s): Ellen Raskin


BE CLASSIC with The Westing Game, introduced by New York Times bestselling author Mac Barnett.


A highly inventive mystery begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of the very stranger will of the very read Samuel W. Westing. They could become millionaires, depending on how they play a game. All they have to do is find the answer - but the answer to what? The Westing game is tricky and dangerous, but the heirs play on - through blizzards, burglaries, and bombings, Sam Westing may be dead ... but that won't stop him from playing one last game


Winner of the Newbery Medal
Winner of the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award
An ALA Notable Book
A 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



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General Fields

  • : 9780593118108
  • : Penguin Publishing Group
  • : Penguin USA
  • : 0.170097
  • : August 2020
  • : .67 Inches X 5 Inches X 7 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ellen Raskin
  • : Paperback
  • : [Fic]
  • : 256