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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That was when she remembered the dream: she had been at a Seder,
surrounded by familiar faces, and for some reason she hated being there. The
sweet wine, the bitter herbs, she could almost taste them. She heard her aunt's
voice singing ...
Did you have another bad dream, Chaya? I worry about you and your dreams. A
girl's dreams, like her life, should be sweet and filled with honey.” She nodded
slowly, then turned. She could see nothing in the black room. As if sensing that, ...
Some of them were noisy sleepers, punctuating their dreams with snores. One or
two cried out sharply in their sleep. And one woman wept throughout the night,
low horrible sobs that rose in pitch until someone got up and comforted 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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