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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She realized suddenly that she'd spoken the last words out loud and everyone
had heard. Embarrassed, she stared down at her hands, but her anger at the
injustice continued. “Of course it isn't fair,” whispered Aunt Eva to her, “but what
She suddenly remembered going to the United Nations with her fifth-grade class
and sitting in the big council room. The different representatives had all spoken
their own languages—French, Spanish, Russian, Chinese. And she'd listened ...
A picture perhaps. A moving picture. She'd seen a smiling face like that
somewhere. “Dr. . . . Dr. Mengele,” she said suddenly. “The Angel of Auschwitz.”
As suddenly as she knew it, the reference was gone. “No,” Rivka said, puzzled, “
his name ...
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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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