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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Someone shoved Hannah from behind so hard, she scraped her knee climbing
up. She could feel the blood flowing down and the sharp gritty pain, but before
she could bend over to look at it, someone else was behind her. Soon there were
Standing for a long moment, hands behind his back, the officer silently surveyed
them. Hannah felt as if he were looking deep inside her, toting up her abilities,
guessing at her chances. Someone else she knew stood that way. Mr. . . . Mr. .
Listen. Never stand next to someone with a G in her number. She is a Greek—
and Greeks do not speak Yiddish and do not understand German. Greek Jews
disappear quickly.” “They become these musselmen?” Shifre asked. “They
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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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