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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She could feel her eyelids starting to close. To stop herself from falling asleep on
her feet, she threw her head back suddenly and took a deep breath. Out of the
corner of her eye she glimpsed Gitl. Then, without moving her head farther ...
She stopped, closed her eyes, and thought a minute. Four was such a comforting
number, a familiar number, a family number. She wasn't sure why. “And 4 is for
my family, I think. I almost remember them. If I close my eyes they are there, ...
Gitl closed her eyes and pursed her lips. For a long moment she did not speak,
but her mouth opened and shut as if there were words trying to come out. At last
she said, “Chosen. Yesterday. Boruch dayan emes.” Fayge opened her mouth to
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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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