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The Devil's Arithmetic - Jane Yolen
The Devil's Arithmetic
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Hannah thinks tonight's Passover Seder will be the same as always.  Little does she know that this year she will be mysteriously transported into the past where only she knows the horrors that await.
Hannah thinks tonight's Passover Seder will be the same as always.  Little does she know that this year she will be mysteriously transported into the past where only she knows the horrors that await.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780142401095 (0142401099)
ASIN: 142401099
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages no: 170
Edition language: English
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Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it
4.0 The Devil's Arithmetic
Hannah, Jewish and living in New York, is bored with Passover, having to go to the Seder and taking part in the rituals, listening to the boring stories of her relatives while her friends enjoy Easter is just not something she wants to do. But she does. When she opens the door to let Elija in, she...
The Cheap Reader
The Cheap Reader rated it
3.0 The Devil's Arithmetic
Really cool story.
A Little of the Book Life
A Little of the Book Life rated it
5.0
This book left me emotionally drained. From the moment Hannah opened the door and discovered a different world and I knew what was going to happen, I was filled with dread. The events themselves weren't so shocking, as I have learned about horror of the Holocaust, but the way in which it was presen...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
5.0
This semester I am requiring my students to read The True Story of Hansel and Gretel, a novel takes place in Poland during World War II. The good news is that my students love the book; in fact, several of them are reading ahead. The shocking fact, the bad news, is what they don’t know. It is not ...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
4.0
Enjoyable? Not so much. But very powerful storytelling nonetheless. The experience of watching modern day Jewish American Hannah become a 1940s era Polish Jew named Chaya Abramobichz is not one easily forgotten. By using time travel to tell this story Yolen effectively bridges the gap between pa...
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