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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I will not have Fayge coming here, fresh from her father's house where there is a
serving girl to clean, and think me and all in this shtetl slovens. We have to leave
before noon.” “That is why I came early, Gitl, so I might help. My children, too.
God is everywhere. There will always be Nazis among us. No, my child, do not
tremble before mere men. It is God before whom we must tremble. Only God. We
will go ahead, just as we have planned. After all, this is our shtetl, not theirs, and ...
“The bastards. Do they care nothing?” a woman asked. Shmuel answered, “Did
they ever?” A man with a deep, rough voice spoke. “I hearthere was another
shtetl taken to a railroad station somewhere in Russia.” “Why resettle Russian
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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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