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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Everyone began to scream then, Hannah with them. The ones by the door
hammered on it with their fists, the car rocking with their efforts, but it did no good.
No one came to open the door. After a while, exhausted by all the screaming and
Boruch dayan emes.” Fayge opened her mouth to scream. The woman in the
green dress clapped her hand over Fayge's mouth, stifling the scream, pulling
her onto the sandy floor. Three other women wrapped their arms around her as
Hannah could feel the fear threatening to scream out of her, so she dropped the
shoes and put both hands over her mouth, effectively gagging herself. There was
a wetness under her arms, between her legs, down her back. She moaned.
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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
LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - electrascaife - LibraryThing
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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