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 shook her head slowly, but neither she nor Gitl knew what she really
meant by it. She rubbed her fingers across the numbers on her sore arm as if
memorizing them. Then she let Gitl lead her to an unoccupied shelf, where she
And if you didn't stand too near the Greeks or work too slowly or say the wrong
word or speak too loudly or annoy a guard or threaten the blokova or stumble
badly or fall ill, the chances were that this time you wouldn't be Chosen. This time.
Never.” The guard smiled again. “Since Commandant Breuer makes the rules, I
guess he can change the rules. But why are you worrying so, Liebchen? I only
need three. Perhaps I won't take you.” He looked over the girls slowly, the smile
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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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