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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Shifre took the mismatched shoes for her and Hannah the sweater, and then they
entered the zugangi barracks with the others for the first long night in camp.
Hannah slipped uneasily into sleep, with the sounds of seventy women around
The morning a new shipment of zugangi arrived. The morning a new shipment
didn't arrive. The afternoon Gitl organized a rope and the children all played
jumping games after dinner. And that same night when redheaded Masha 135
“If the blokova sees you crying . . .” “That three-fingered bi . . .” Hannah stopped
herself in time. It was a dangerous habit to fall into, calling the blokova names.
One might be Chosen for doing such a thing. “If she loses control of her zugangi,
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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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