The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics) Ellen Raskin

The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics)

Author: Ellen Raskin
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Book Title
The Westing Game (Puffin Modern Classics)
Author
Ellen Raskin
ISBN
9780142401200
A Newbery Medal Winner "A supersharp mystery...confoundingly clever, and very funny." --Booklist, starred review A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger--and a possible murderer--to inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: 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 "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: 04/12/2004ISBN: 9780142401200Pages: 182Weight: 0.35lbsSize: 6.90h x 5.00w x 0.60dReview Citations: Entertainment Weekly 11/28/2014 pg. 66Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 144 / Westing GameReading Level: 5.3 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 8
A Newbery Medal Winner

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

A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger--and a possible murderer--to inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: 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

"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: 04/12/2004
ISBN: 9780142401200
Pages: 182
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 6.90h x 5.00w x 0.60d

Review Citations: Entertainment Weekly 11/28/2014 pg. 66

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

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

A bizarre chain of events begins when sixteen unlikely people gather for the reading of Samuel W. Westing's will. And though no one knows why the eccentric, game-loving millionaire has chosen a virtual stranger--and a possible murderer--to inherit his vast fortune, on things for sure: 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

"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: 04/12/2004
ISBN: 9780142401200
Pages: 182
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 6.90h x 5.00w x 0.60d

Review Citations: Entertainment Weekly 11/28/2014 pg. 66

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