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 her mother didn't answer at once, Hannah slumped down in the seat.
Sometimes she wished her mother would yell at her the way Rosemary's mother
did, but she knew her mother would only give her one of those slow, low,
It was a lot like one of her mother's sighs, and she bit her lip remembering. If she
tried hard, she thought she might even remember her mother's smell, a
combination of face powder and Chanel Number Five. “Poor little bird,” Gitl said,
Yet there were all those memories— of house and school and Seder; of Mother
and Father and Aaron and Aunt Eva and the rest. She couldn't have made them
all up. Unless she was a genius. Or crazy. Or both. She had no choice. “In Lublin
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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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