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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Give your almost-married Uncle Shmuel a hug!” Hannah knew she had no Uncle
Shmuel, certainly no one as big and bearded as this man, who smelled of sweat
and grass and horses. But his joy was contagious. She gave him a hug. “Put her
“What is it, child?” Gitl asked. “Are you all right? Does anything hurt?” And when
Hannah managed to shake her head, Gitl turned to her brother. “I swear, Shmuel,
city living does damage to the soul. When our brother Moishe and his wife—may
Rabbi Boruch, Shmuel, and another man Hannah did not know conferred hastily
with the Nazi chief, the one with all the medals. They spoke in swift, hurried bursts
of words that Hannah could not distinguish, but she could see Shmuel's fists ...
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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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