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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Trying to memorize their faces, to distinguish them, she saw that Shifre had a
pale freckled face and eyelashes so light they could not be seen. It made her
eyes look shifty. Shifre— shifty. She could remember that. And Esther was plump
“A kick in the face and a hand in the pocket,” said another. “Wait, wait,” Shmuel
said. His voice was soft but his face was grim. “Remember those guns.” Fayge
moved silently into the protection of his arms. “What about our wedding?” She
She slapped Hannah's face twice. “Do not,” slap, “touch her,” slap. Then, as
suddenly, she put her arms around Hannah with such force, Hannah gasped. Gitl
buried her face against Hannah's shoulder, sobbing, “Yitzchak. ... what will I say .
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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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