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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“A yahrzeit for all the beloved dead, a grace for all the beloved living,” Aunt Eva
always whispered to Hannah before reciting the Hebrew prayers. Hannah
whispered along with her. Even Aaron tried to get in on the act, but he mumbled
“I will see if there is any food,” Hannah whispered to her. “And socks. And shoes. I
will see if there are blankets. Or pillows. You sleep.” When she stood up, she saw
Gitl helping Fayge onto another shelf, about halfway down the building.
Shifre stared silently at the shoes she held in her hand but Hannah shook her
head slowly over and over. “Now tell me your names.” “Shifre.” Rivka nodded. “
Chaya,” Hannah whispered, the name sounding strange in her mouth, foreign.
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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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