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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STORIES SEEMED TO TUMBLE OUT OF HANNAH's MOUTH, reruns of all the
movies and books she could think of. She told the girls about Yentl and then
about Conan the Barbarian with equal vigor; about Star Wars, which confused
But even as she said it, she found herself singing, the words stumbling out as if
her mouth remembered what her mind did not, as if her mouth belonged to
Chaya, her head to Hannah. She began to clap madly in rhythm until the tune
came to ...
For a long moment she did not speak, but her mouth opened and shut as if there
were words trying to come out. At last she said, “Chosen. Yesterday. Boruch
dayan emes.” Fayge opened her mouth to scream. The woman in the green
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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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