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The Westing game

Author: Ellen Raskin
Publisher: New York, New York : Dutton Children's Books, 2003. ©2003
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Overview: For twenty-five years, Ellen Raskin's Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game has been an enduring favorite and is now being reissued with a brand-new jacket by Kevin Hawkes and an introduction by Ann Durell. This highly inventive mystery involves sixteen people who are invited to the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. They could become millionaires, depending on how they play the tricky and dangerous  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Raskin
ISBN: 0525471375 9780525471370
OCLC Number: 53292898
Notes: Originally published 1978. This edition includes a new introduction by Ann Durell.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1979.
Target Audience: Interest age level : Ages 10-14.; Lexile: 750L
Description: 182 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Ellen Raskin.
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Overview: For twenty-five years, Ellen Raskin's Newbery Medal-winning The Westing Game has been an enduring favorite and is now being reissued with a brand-new jacket by Kevin Hawkes and an introduction by Ann Durell. This highly inventive mystery involves sixteen people who are invited to the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. They could become millionaires, depending on how they play the tricky and dangerous Westing game, which involves blizzards, burglaries, and bombings. Ellen Raskin has entangled a remarkable cast of characters in a puzzle-knotted, word-twisting plot filled with humor, intrigue, and suspense.

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