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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her father said again and her mother stared at them so fiercely over the seat that
they drew themselves into opposite corners, staring out their windows with
expressions of injured innocence. A few miles farther on, Aaron begged, “Tell me
But Aunt Eva had preferred living with her brother, Will, and his wife and helping
them raise Hannah's father when Belle was away at work. “Why did she do it?”
Hannah had often asked. “Because she wanted to” was the only answer her
she had heard from her father, about the great Ba'al Shem Tov. It was set in the
time when he was a boy named Israel and his father warned him: “Know, my son,
that the enemy will always be with you. He will be in the shadow of your dreams ...
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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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