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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“He's coming,” she said, turning back to the woman. “Good. Set the table. And be
sure to use the Sabbath cloth. This is a special occasion, after all. It's not every
day my baby brother is to be married the next morning.” She wiped her hands on
A woman, her voice edged with hysteria, said, “You heard, you heard, but if they
were all dead, how could anyone know for sure?” The man coughed, and
continued without answering her, “When they made us lie down, I remembered
what I ...
“That is a woman's size!” Esther's mother said with a laugh. “Yes, and they have
made up a little rhyme about it. Listen, I will tell it to you: Breuer wears a lady's
shoe, What a cock-a-doodle-do. The women began to giggle; Hannah didn't ...
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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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