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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“So in Lublin the hospitals tell you about these things. Then I do not think much of
hospitals. And I think even less of Lublin. You know so much, my little yeshiva
bocher, telling you anything more is carrying straw to Egypt. Ah!” She threw her ...
Do not tell us any more of your awful stories.” The man coughed again, then said,
“Is it not written that we must bear witness?” “What witness?” Fayge cried. “Were
you there? It is only gossip. Vicious, cruel gossip. Rumors. Shmuel, tell him it is ...
And now, Shifre, tell me your number in the same way. It will help us both
remember. After that, we will find your other friend.” “Esther? But you said she
was hopeless.” “Esther! She is not a musselman yet. There is still hope for her.
But if she ...
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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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