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The Westing Game

The Westing Game

by Ellen Raskin

The Westing Game Resources

Websites

Raskin as Wisconsin Author

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

Westing Game Interactive Site

This site, designed like Sunset Towers, has a bunch info on the book, plus has games to play.

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Historical Documents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.

Video

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

Audio

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

Images

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

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