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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Should I leave them or take them to Fayge's village with us?” “Leave them. Leave
them, Yitzchak,” Shmuel said. “With our great thanks. After all, Fayge and I will be
returning here for the wedding night and she will see them then.” “If she sees ...
“Fayge,” Gitl said, “this is my niece, Chaya.” Hannah wondered how, with all the
noise and excitement, Fayge even heard Gitl's introduction. But she looked down
from the wagon, those eagle eyes staring. Then she smiled, not at all fiercely, but
Fayge's father cleared his throat and closed the book on his lap. “I do not make
surprises,” he said gruffly. “Only my children make surprises.” “Then what are
those automobiles and trucks doing in front of our shul?” Fayge asked. The
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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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