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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Yitzchak followed him, big hands clapping in rhythm. Other men soon joined
them. Laughing and shouting encouragement, the women watched from the side.
Then they began to sing. “Sing, Chaya!” Shmuel called as he danced by her. “
After a bit, to keep the children in her truck from crying, Gitl began to sing. First
she tried a lullaby called “Yankele” to quiet them, then several children's songs.
But as the truck continued without a stop, carrying them farther and farther from ...
Hannah felt Gitl's arm tighten on her shoulder, and the villagers began to murmur
among themselves. Hannah held her breath. If she held it for long enough, she
thought she might wake up from this awful nightmare and be back safe at her ...
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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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