The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

December 18th, 2015 by

Westing Game Ellen RaskinSubmitted by alissa, Age 10 from Connecticut

Rating: ★★★★☆

Westing Game is written by Ellen Raskin it’s about an old man who is a billionaire who makes every one play a game to see who get his money. But they have to be careful because no one is who they say they are. My favorite part of the book is when they are at Angela’s party and the present explodes. I would recommend it for people who love mystery.

Kidsmomo Podcast #8: “Get a Clue”

October 19th, 2009 by

A boy detective, a cat detective… and Karen as detective? In celebration of Mystery Month, we’ve assembled a line-up of brilliantly baffling books for our latest podcast. So the only mystery left here is: why haven’t you clicked “play” yet?

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  • Our Mystery Book Theater mystery book!
  • Our favorite mysteries (The Westing Game and Sam the Cat)
  • Two of YOUR recommendations (Sammy Keyes and The Mysterious Benedict Society)
  • Nancy makes a little rhyme

And when you’re done listening, don’t forget: our next theme is books with road trips! So watch our latest Mystery Book Theater video and check out these  road trip books to get you through your next long car ride.)

— Nancy and Karen


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