Gypsy Rizka Author:Lloyd Alexander Rizka the Gypsy girl has a hand in everything that happens in Greater Dunitsa-including runaway lovers, floods, magical caves, and a ghost in the town hall. General Hatvan wants to court-martial her, young Sofiya wants to be just like her, and her greatest enemy-Chief Councilor Sharpnack-wants to run her out of Greater Dunitsa. Has the smart and... more » sassy Rizka finally met her match?
"Vintage Alexander: lively, satirical, and with a core of pure gold."-The Horn Book, starred review
"Master storyteller Alexander has another winner...will be delighted." -School Library Journal
Not Lloyd Alexanders best but still a good read. Quick witted, bright, and sassy, Rizka the Gypsy girl is involved with everything happening in Greater Dunitsa - runaway lovers, floods, magical cave, and a ghost. Supported by Big Franko, and chased by General Hatvan, and Chief Councilor Sharpnack. Rizka hopes to outwit all her enemies.