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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He chuckled again as he held out a cloak for her and a pair of ugly black tie
shoes. Seeing that he was not taking her seriously, Hannah decided there was
nothing else to do but go along. She took the clothes. The ugly shoes fit perfectly.
From under her sleeping shelf, Rivka pulled out a pile of shoes. Quickly, she
sorted through them until she found three pairs, two of which matched exactly
and a third that was at least the same size and style, though one shoe was dark
She couldn't turn over with Gitl there on the shelf, so she whispered to the wall: “
Gitl, Gitl, please.” At last Gitl heard. “What is it?” “The shoes, Gitl, I dropped the
shoes outside. They'll know it was me out there. What will I do? What will I do?” “
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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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