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Ellen Raskin
Birth date: March 13, 1928
Died: August 08, 1984
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Books for my Classroom
Books for my Classroom rated it 12 months 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 1 year 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 ...
The Book Sleuth
The Book Sleuth rated it 2 years ago
5th grade Newbery Medal winner This novel is about sixteen people who are called together for the reading of the will of Sam Westing. Shortly after meeting everyone finds out that the will is actually a contest in which they are all supposed to participate. The potential heirs take their clues to ...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it 2 years ago
16 heirs have to find the murderer of Samuel Westing. Can they do it or will they lose the inheritance or worse die themselves?I loved this. It is well written and engaging. The mystery is good. I never saw the solution coming. I needed the explanation at the end, This is a book that needs more than...
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