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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As long as she knew what to expect, she wasn't frightened. What was more
frightening was the unknown: the occasional corpse hanging on the gate without
an explanation, the swift kick by the blokova for no reason. She and Shifre were
set to ...
“If the blokova sees you crying . . .” “That three-fingered bi . . .” Hannah stopped
herself in time. It was a dangerous habit to fall into, calling the blokova names.
One might be Chosen for doing such a thing. “If she loses control of her zugangi,
“You Jews,” the blokova's voice drawled sleepily, “you can never do anything
quietly or efficiently. That is why the Germans will finish you all off. If you have to
relieve yourself, wait until the morning or do it in your bed. Or you shall have to
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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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