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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“Getting married is the most frightening thing in the world, I think. But surely my
marriage is not what kept you awake. Did you have another bad dream, Chaya? I
worry about you and your dreams. A girl's dreams, like her life, should be sweet ...
Hannah closed her eyes, trying to remember. “He said . . . he said . . .” “Yes?” “He
said he wasn't afraid of being married, only of getting married.” Reb Boruch
cleared his throat loudly. “Oh, Chaya,” Fayge said, ignoring her father, “thank you
“We will be married, Fayge. Your father will marry us. Maybe nothere, in your shul
. Maybe not even under a wedding canopy.” “Not under a canopy?” Fayge was
shocked. “We will be married, in God's sight,” Shmuel said adamantly. “I promise
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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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