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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Hannah's patience was wearing thin. “You're supposed to read them. From the
Haggadah.” “What if I can't read it right?” Hannah began to sigh, caught herself,
and turned it into a cough. “You've been reading right since you were three, Mr.
At last, when she climbed into the hard little bed they insisted was hers, wearing
a cotton nightshift that was, also, somehow her own, and Gitl had drawn up the
puffy goosedown comforter over her, Hannah let out a long sigh. It was a lot like ...
Hannah felt hope, like a small bubble, rise from her empty stomach. Her mouth
was so dry, she could feel her tongue as big as a sausage between her teeth.
Letting out a deep, sighing breath, she heard echoes of that sigh all around her.
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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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