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 was silent through the dinner, fully expecting the food to fade away at
her touch. She was surprised when it tasted real, not like dream food should have
tasted, but she ate little of it, much to Gitl's annoyance. “And how, my brother, ...
Beside her Gitl was silent. “Yitzchak . . . ,” she tried again. “Hush.” The
commandant stared around the compound as if his mind were on other matters.
Once he even looked up at the sky. At last he turned his attention to Shmuel, who
stood chin ...
“If you are silent, I will let you watch.” They were all silent. Not, Hannah thought,
because they wanted to watch, but because they wanted to be witnesses. And
because they had no other choice. The guards dragged the men to a solid wall
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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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