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The Westing Game

The Westing Game


by Ellen Raskin

The Westing Game Resources


Raskin as Wisconsin Author

This homepage links to a wealth of info about Raskin and her work.

I'll take Crime Scene for $300.

Review the book by playing Westing Game Jeopardy!

"America the Beautiful"

Read the lyrics to "America the Beautiful," learn about its history, and listen to the tune here.

Movie or TV Productions

The Westing Game, a.k.a. Get a Clue!

Check out the 1997 movie version starring Ray Walston, Diane Ladd, and a young Shane West.

Trailer for Get a Clue!

Check out a fun preview for the film version here.

Historical Documents

Original Manuscript
Look at an awesome archive, including Raskin's annotations and typed notes.


Legos in Chapter 16
Watch Lego toys act out Chapter 16.


Raskin on The Westing Game Manuscript
"An Explanation of the Westing Game Manuscript Materials"


Evolution of the Cover
Watch the design for the original cover take shape.

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