Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Librarian's Pick of the Week: The Westing Game

Title: The Westing Game
Author: Ellen Raskin
Genre: Mystery
Published: 2003
Age: 10+

A murder mystery for a lazy summer day.

Synopsis: For twenty-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, 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.

If you're intrigued, don't forget to check our library's catalog for this book!


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