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 stood slowly, thinking: I will be brave. I am the only one who knows
about the ovens, but I will be brave. I will not take away their hope, which is all
they have. I will not tell them that the Nazis often lied and said people were going
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. .
Commandant Breuer himself stood at the front of the assembly, flanked by SS
guards. Before him were six men in chains. Hannah recognized only Shmuel and
the violin player from the klezmer band. The other four men were strangers to her.
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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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