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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shook loose from her hair. Making a wry mouth, she removed her kerchief and
drew out the other two pins. Her thick black hair cascaded down to the small of
her back. “I adore any of my brothers the day before they get married,” she said.
Then I will do your hair for you and everything will look fine, you will See.”
Hannah pulled the dress on. It fit her perfectly in the bodice and the sleeves, but
came down way over her knees. Gitl didn't seem to see anything wrong with that.
She was all in white, with an elegantly beaded headdress capping her hair. That
hair was jet black, so black that it didn't even have lighter highlights, and electric
with curls spilling over her shoulders. There were gold rings on her fingers and ...
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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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