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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“You will wear the dress I wore as a child for Shmuel's Bar Mitzvah. He was so
handsome—and so nervous. Just like today. It is too bad that your wonderful
clothes from Lublin had to be burned along with your bedding, but the doctors
“The Lubliner. Come, you must be exhausted, walking all this way after having
been so sick. Shmuel would never forgive me if I did not let you ride. And what a
pretty dress. You put us all to shame.” She leaned down and offered her hand.
and came up with a dark gray dress with a dirty white collar and cuffs. There was
a ragged rip along the hem and deep perspiration stains under the arms. Looking
around, she saw that the other women were already slipping into whatever ...
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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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