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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Or what took a stain out of a leather skirt. Or how to knit a scarf. Or make potato
soup. Or where to find a pair of old-fashioned shoes for the school play. Aunt Eva
had always had the answers to those sorts of things. When Hannah had been ...
But the mood was broken and a new mood took over the villagers as the sound
from the clarinet reached them. The pace of the walk, which had become
leisurely, quickened. Even the horses picked up their step. The constant chatter
Hannah nodded and took her aunt's fingers from her lips. She said, in a voice
much louder than she had intended, so loud that the entire table hushed at its
sound, “I remember. Oh, I remember.” Epilogue AUNT EVA TOLD HANNAH THE
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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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