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.
Ergebnisse 1-3 von 10
“Hush, Yitzchak the butcher. Do not tell me in my house what is and what is not.”
Gitl's eyes sparked. Hannah interrupted. “But I know what a wedding night is.” -
All three stared at her and Yitzchak laughed nervously. “You see,” he said, “I told
“Hush,” the woman near Hannah remarked again, “the children.” “We could break
down the doors and run away,” Hannah said. “Run away? Where, little Chaya?
To Lublin?” Gitl asked. “To America,” Hannah said. “To be with Avrom Morowitz?
“Hush,” Gitl said, turning away, but her voice held a measure of hope. “Hush.”
Hannah said no more, but in her mind's eye she saw a swift shadow racing into
the dark trees. She smiled with the memory. Later that afternoon, the cauldrons
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
Bewertungen von Nutzern
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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - electrascaife - LibraryThing
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
12 weitere Abschnitte werden nicht angezeigt.