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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Anyone standing next to them may be gone with them, sent off to Lilith's Cave
alongside a Greek. And here is another rule . . .” “Those aren't rules,” Hannah
argued. “Those are crazinesses.” “Nevertheless, you must learn them,” Rivka
“We call that the door to Lilith's Cave, the cave of death's bride. If you go through
that door, you do not come out again.” “Lilith . . . ,” Hannah muttered as if
remembering a story. “But the most important thing for you to know is the midden,
” Rivka ...
She stopped as the dark door into Lilith's Cave opened before them. “And where
one day, I bet, a Jewish girl will be president if she wants to be. Are you ready,
now? Ready or not, here we come . . .” Then all three of them took deep, ragged ...
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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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