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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Grandpa Will had smiled, turning to Eva. “See, they can't keep her a baby forever.
” Babies, like Aaron, had to make do with grape juice. Hannah had been grateful
to her grandfather for that. And she had discovered, with the very first toast, that ...
A real specialist. And Reuven knows just when to shoo them off the nest.” He
smiled down at his children, who looked up at him adoringly. “We are sorry if we
disturbed you. We thought we would come over early and, in that way, help.” “
Rivka smiled. “I play the man's game. I play the Devil's game. I play God's game.
And so I stay alive. Alive I can help you. Dead I am no help to you at all.” Without
meaning to, Hannah smiled back. “Good,” Rivka said, nodding. “If you smile, you
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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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