The Alabamian Staff

Books from our Childhood

“The Westing Game” by Ellen Raskin  This eccentric mystery novel for children brings a cast of diverse characters together to solve a murder while they each fight to inherit a fortune. The story twists and turns as everyone works to piece together patriotic clues in a truly American game of “I want that money.”  “Skullduggery Pleasant” by Derek Landy  This book is mildly disturbing in its ability to amuse the reader one minute, and then casually drop them into scenes of horrible death the next. An incredible ride, this book is just the beginning in an excellent series that constantly leaves...

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