Quick-witted, bright, and sassy, Rizka the Gypsy girl is involved with everything happening in Greater Dunitsa, including runaway lovers, floods, magical caves, and a ghost in the town hall. And everyone in town has an opinion. Big Franko wants her to have a better life, 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 Rizka finnaly met her match?
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I agree with other reviewers who say Rizka reminds them of Pippi Longstocking and is best for ages 9-13. This story is interestingly crafted: Each adventure is a bit more sophisticated than the ... Read full review
Gypsy Rizka is an enticing tale of a persuasive, quick witted girl, who knows her way around everything. Rizka part gypsy, and the other part is a citizen of Greater Dunitsa. The character, Rizka, is what most young girl's would love to be. At first the story is confusing and sometimes feels like there isn't much happening other than small surprises. In the end you find out that most of the beginning is foreshadowing, and it all unravels. I loved the book very much even though it was a little confusing.
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