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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A woman, her voice edged with hysteria, said, “You heard, you heard, but if they
were all dead, how could anyone know for sure?” The man coughed, and
continued without answering her, “When they made us lie down, I remembered
what I ...
“I heard another story when I was in Liansk buying poultry. There was a doctor, a
fine man, very educated. He was operating in the hospital on a Christian woman.
She trusted him more than her own, you see. And right in the middle of the ...
But the soldiers ignored him, hurrying the bucket along. At the second stop, they
heard the grateful cries of their neighbors as they were led from the other boxcar.
But pound as they might on the slats, their own door remained shut. “Monsters!
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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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