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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“There are not six million Jews in all of Poland, my child.” “No, Rabbi, six million
in Poland and Germany and Holland and France and . . .” “My child, such a
number.” He shook his head and Smiled, but the corners of his mouth turned
She is only a child, as you are no longer. She is a child with too much
imagination and stories filling her head. She has just been recalled by a miracle
from the doors of death. Shame, shame, Fayge, to make her into some kind of
The women and children lay as still as corpses. “Look, not even the thought of
food tempts them,” Gitl said. Hannah could not keep herself from rubbing her
eyes. The thought of sleep, horizontal sleep, suddenly overwhelmed her. “What
am I ...
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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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