- Author: Ellen Raskin
- Read Aloud Grade Range: 4 - Adult
- Read Alone Grade Range: 6 - Adult
- Five Day Only
- Newbery Award
- Binding: PB
- Pages: 192
The only mystery story ever to win the Newbery Medal!
Sixteen players are possible heirs to Sam Westing's fortune . . . and all of them are suspects in the case of his curious demise. The one who discovers the villain's identity wins $200 million; the losers lose all. A pleasurable read.