The Devil's Arithmetic
Scholastic, 1988 - 170 Seiten
Hannah resents stories of her Jewish heritage and of the past until, when opening the door during a Passover Seder, she finds herself in Poland during World War II where she experiences the horrors of a concentration camp, and learns why she-- and we--need to remember the past.
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Escaping Aunt Rose's attentions by going into the bathroom, Hannah looked at
herself in the mirror. There was a lipstick stain where Aunt Eva had kissed her on
the forehead. She ran some water and tried to scrub it off, feeling guilty because ...
But none of the answers satisfied Hannah's need for romance and a perfect story.
Still, she eventually stopped asking the questions, and the only issues she ever
brought up with Aunt Eva herself had to do with everyday things. Like how many
Hannah touched the number on her aunt's arm with surprising gentleness,
whispering, “No, no, please, let me explain it to you.” For a moment she ... Aunt
Eva closed her eyes for a moment, as if thinking or remembering. Then she
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - Audriana0202 - LibraryThing
I read this book as a 12 year old and I remember loving it, but could not remember why. After reading it for the second time, I still love it. I’m not sure if it’s Yolen’s writing, making me feel what ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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A young girl is frustrated with her relatives, who stress the importance of remembering the past, especially during the family's Seder. But she learns the devastating importance of remembrance, when ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
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