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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“Never mind her, Chaya,” Rachel said smoothly. “How are you to guess Yente
knows songs like you know stories? She will leave the dinner table, even, at the
sound of a clarinet. So ignore her and finish about this witch. Does she push
Gitl made a tehing sound with her tongue. “If we do not laugh, we will cry. Crying
will only make us hotter and sweatier. We Jews like to joke about death because
what you laugh at and make familiar can no longer frighten you. Besides ...
There was a protesting sound from the crowd, astrange undercurrent of moaning.
Hannah realized suddenly that she was one of the moaners, though she didn't
know what going to the wall meant. Something awful, that she knew. “Silence!
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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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