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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“Open the door to Elijah, child, and invite him in with an open heart.” Slowly
Hannah moved toward the front door, feeling incredibly dumb. She certainly didn'
t believe that the prophet Elijah would come through the apartment door any
morning, even before the rooster crowed. Even before the spring sun.” Shmuel
seemed about to answer her back when there was a loud knock at the door.
Hannah jumped at the unexpected knock, then a small hope suddenly warmed
By bending her good knee just a little, she could see out a small rectangular
space between the boards. She'd just gotten a look when the car shifted and the
door was shut and bolted from the outside. “We're locked in!” a woman screamed.
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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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