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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Annoyed, Hannah poked him in the side, but he shifted away. In frustration, she
caught up the fleshy part of his upper arm between her fingers and pinched. He
cried out. “Hannah!” her father said sharply. Hannah felt her face grow red and
tied them around the ends of the plaits, then pinned the plaits on top of Hannah's
head like a crown. “There! Look! ... Hannah felt a lot like the chickens, nervous
about all the loud, strange men and the laughing, chattering women. She, too ...
Hannah felt Gitl's arm tighten on her shoulder, and the villagers began to murmur
among themselves. Hannah held her breath. If she held it for long enough, she
thought she might wake up from this awful nightmare and be back safe at her ...
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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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