The Westing Game Ellen Raskin

The Westing Game

Author: Ellen Raskin
$15.99 $20.47 1599
214 items In Stock
  • Successful pre-order.Thanks for contacting us!
  • Order within
Book Title
The Westing Game
Author
Ellen Raskin
ISBN
9780140386646
A Newbery Medal Winner 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 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 BookBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Ellen RaskinPublisher: Puffin BooksPublished: 06/01/1997ISBN: 9780140386646Pages: 217Weight: 0.35lbsSize: 7.70h x 4.50w x 0.90dAward: Virginia Readers Choice Award - WinnerAward: Newbery Medal - WinnerReview Citations: Publishers Weekly 06/16/1997Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 144 / Westing GameReading Level: 5.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8
A Newbery Medal Winner

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 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

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Ellen Raskin
Publisher: Puffin Books
Published: 06/01/1997
ISBN: 9780140386646
Pages: 217
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 7.70h x 4.50w x 0.90d
Award: Virginia Readers Choice Award - Winner
Award: Newbery Medal - Winner

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 06/16/1997

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 144 / Westing Game
Reading Level: 5.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8
A Newbery Medal Winner

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 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

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Ellen Raskin
Publisher: Puffin Books
Published: 06/01/1997
ISBN: 9780140386646
Pages: 217
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 7.70h x 4.50w x 0.90d
Award: Virginia Readers Choice Award - Winner
Award: Newbery Medal - Winner

Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 06/16/1997

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 144 / Westing Game
Reading Level: 5.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8