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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Hannah could scarcely remember when Grandpa Will didn't have these strange
fits, showing off the tattoo on his left arm and screaming in both English and
Yiddish. When she'd been younger, the five-digit number on his arm had
But come, my little Americanisher, whose Yiddish is pure Lublinese, let us feed
Hopel and Popel and discuss world geography some other time. Lublin in
America, Krakow in Siberia.” He chuckled again as he held out a cloak for her
and a pair ...
She is a Greek— and Greeks do not speak Yiddish and do not understand
German. Greek Jews disappear quickly.” “They become these musselmen?”
Shifre asked. “They become . . . gone,” Rivka answered. “Because they do not
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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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