The Gypsy Game (Paperback)
|Author: Zilpha Keatley Snyder|
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Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Publish Date: 4/10/2007
Sales Rank: 95941
Dimensions: (in Inches) 7.6H x 5L x 0.5T
Age Range: 12 to 16
|In the companion story to the incredibly popular Newbery Honor Book, The Egypt Game, the kids play at being gypsies, a game that turns serious when Toby, who insists he has become the real thing, suddenly and mysteriously disappears. Reprint. *Author: Snyder, Zilpha Keatley *Publication Date: 1998/10/01 *Number of Pages: 217 *Binding Type: Paperback *Language: English *Depth: 0.50 *Width: 5.00 *Height: 7.60|
From the Publisher:
The kids from The Egypt Game are back. What game will they play next? The answer is Gypsies. While April plunges in with her usual enthusiasm, the more Melanie learns, the more something seems to be holding her back. But its Toby who adds a really new wrinkle when he announces that he himself is a bona fide Gypsy. Plus he can get them some of his grandmother's things to use as real Gypsy props for the new game. What could be more thrilling? Then Toby suddenly and mysteriously disappears, and the kids discover that living as real-life Gypsies may not be as much fun as they thought. How will they find Toby and rescue him from the very real problems that are haunting his life?The kids from "The Egypt Game" are back, throwing themselves into preparation for becoming gypsies. When Toby tells everyone that he's a bona fide Gypsy, they're thrilled. Plus, Toby plans to borrow some props from his grandmother. Then Toby suddenly and mysteriously disappears, and the kids discover that living as real-life Gypsies may not be as much fun as they thought.
Zilpha Keatley Snyder graduated from Whittier College and worked as a teacher while she and her husband raised their family. Snyder's first book for children, SEASON OF THE PONIES, was published in 1964. Three of her works, THE EGYPT GAME, THE HEADLESS CUPID and THE WITCHES OF WORM, were named Newbery Honor Books.