cover image Gypsy Rizka

Gypsy Rizka

Lloyd Alexander. Puffin Books, $5.99 (208pp) ISBN 978-0-14-130980-4

This story of a sharp-witted street urchin, ""rich with comic exaggeration and the folksy cadences of a tall tale, brings to mind the author's lighthearted Vesper Holly books rather than his more serious-minded Westmark trilogy,"" wrote PW. Ages 10-14. (Nov.)