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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Until they were all dead.” A woman, her voice edged with hysteria, said, “You
heard, you heard, but if they were all dead, how could anyone know for sure?”
The man coughed, and continued without answering her, “When they made us lie
“And it's my fault.” “Why is it your fault?” Rivka asked. “I should have said he was
my brother.” “Then you would not be here either. It would not have helped
Reuven.” “He is dead.” Hannah said the word aloud curiously, as if
understanding it for ...
... walked with Rivka and Shifre to the water pump. Esther was there already,
filling a bucket in slow motion for the women in the sewing shop. She had lost a
lot of weight, the dress hung in loose folds on her frail body, her eyes were dead
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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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