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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When she realized it was “Dayenu,” she laughed. “Oh, I get it,” she muttered,
though she didn't really. But she decided in that instant to play along. Whether it
was a dream or an elaborate game, she'd show them all she was a good sport.
And their little Chaya, so they wrote, laughed all the time. But this grave little
whimpering bird is out of a sorrowing nest. Look at her. Look.” Shmuel put a
protective arm around Hannah. “She has been through a lot, Gitl. And remember
how you ...
Shmuel laughed. “Gitl and Chaya will stay the night with Fayge's people and
come back home in the morning. It would not do . . . the walls are thin. . . .” He
actually blushed, and Gitl put her hand on his shoulder. “Do not say it step by
step in ...
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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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