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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“God made the Devil, so God is here, too,” Rivka said. “Pilpul, a man's game,”
Shifre said. Rivka smiled. “I play the man's game. I play the Devil's game. I play
God's game. And so I stay alive. Alive I can help you. Dead I am no help to you at
From under her sleeping shelf, Rivka pulled out a pile of shoes. Quickly, she
sorted through them until she found three pairs, two of which matched exactly
and a third that was at least the same size and style, though one shoe was dark
“Yes, lucky,” Rivka said, sounding as if she were beginning to lose patience. “We
count our luck with a different measure here in the camp.” Shifre stared silently at
the shoes she held in her hand but Hannah shook her head slowly over and ...
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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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