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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“It's about remembering.” “All Jewish holidays are about remembering, Mama. I'm
tired of remembering.” “Tired or not, you're going with us, young lady. Grandpa
Will and Grandma Belle are expecting the entire family, and that means you, too.
“You can remember eggs,” Shifre said. “No, I can't. Not pizza, not eggs either.
Only potato soup and hard brown bread. That's all I can remember.” She popped
a piece of the burned potato scraping into her mouth. “Well, do not cry over this ...
“You must believe me,” Hannah said, “because I remember.” “How can you
remember what has not happened yet?” asked Rivka. “Memory does not work
that way— forward. It only works backward. Yours is not a memory. It is a dream.”
“It's not ...
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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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