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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only the melody, only the soothing rhythm. The child, Tzipporah, J197242, lay
silent in her arms. The barracks they were assigned had a long brick oven along
one end and deep trenches on the sides in which sleeping shelves were placed,
Hannah saw that almost all the sleeping shelves were filled. The women and
children lay as still as corpses. “Look, not even the thought of food tempts them,”
Gitl said. Hannah could not keep herself from rubbing her eyes. The thought of ...
Hannah slipped uneasily into sleep, with the sounds of seventy women around
her. Some of them were noisy sleepers, punctuating their dreams with snores.
One or two cried out sharply in their sleep. And one woman wept throughout the ...
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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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