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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“Yitzchak the butcher is a monster. All he wants is a nurse for his children.” “All
butchers are monsters to someone who refuses meat,” Shmuel said. “And he only
has the two children, not an army. They are young enough so you could be a real
This time her voice held a hint of laughter. “But who would marry that monster
Yitzchak, who leaves his precious children outside like yard goods? Besides, the
ribbons will look beautiful in your brown hair.” She tied them around the ends of
Shame, shame, Fayge, to make her into some kind of monster.” Rachel
interrupted. “Tante Gitl, I think I know what Chaya is talking about. She told us a
story this morning. About two children named . . .” She thought a moment. “Yes,
Hansel 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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