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Ellen Raskin
Birth date: March 13, 1928
Died: August 08, 1984
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Olivia Kadylak
Olivia Kadylak rated it 2 months ago
All of Sam Westing's relatives are sent on a scavenger hunt to figure out who killed him. Each of the teams of two discover things they never knew as they grow closer the the truth. The grand prize is what they have on their minds, but now that they know more that isn't the only thing they are conce...
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Miss Gothard's Book Blog rated it 5 months ago
The book begins with sixteen people gathering for the reading of millionaire Sam Westing's will. His will is structured like a puzzle and the sixteen people must find a solution in order to win the fortune. The Westing Game is different than other mysteries because the investigators are the suspects...
Books for my Classroom
Books for my Classroom rated it 2 years ago
This book is so confusing! I read this book when I was either in the 5th or 5th grade and I remember I had to keep an organizer to keep up with everything go on inside the story. The story is a murder mystery and very good. The story is about am apartment complex that is owned by a millionaire. Year...
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it 2 years ago
I'm always keeping my eyes open for smart books for young people. I was thrilled to read this little bit in the intro of The Westing Game, written by the book's editor and friend to it's late author:   "She said that she wrote for the child in herself, but for once I think she was wrong. I think sh...
bird words
bird words rated it 2 years ago
Finished my re-read of Ellen Raskin's The Westing Game! I really enjoyed getting to reread one of my favourite mysteries from when I was first being introduced to books as a young kid. I wasn't sure some of the magic would still be there, but it was. I also appreciated getting to use this book as ...
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