The devil's arithmetic

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"A triumphantly moving book." -- Kirkus Reviews , starred review Hannah dreads going to her family's Passover Seder--she's tired of hearing her relatives talk about the past. But when she opens the front door to symbolically welcome the prophet Elijah, she's transported to a Polish village in the year 1942. Why is she there, and who is this "Chaya" that everyone seems to think she is? Just as she begins to unravel the mystery, Nazi soldiers come to take everyone in the village away. And only Hannah knows the unspeakable horrors that await. A critically acclaimed novel from multi-award-winning author Jane Yolen.

"[Yolen] adds much to understanding the effects of the Holocaust, which will reverberate throughout history, today and tomorrow." -- SLJ , starred review "Readers will come away with a sense of tragic history that both disturbs and compels." -- Booklist

Winner of the National Jewish Book Award An American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists"
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Grouped Work ID 1571c48a-a438-92db-ff46-08254074e1c0
Grouping Title devil s arithmetic
Grouping Author yolen jane
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-15 23:39:34PM
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display_description 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. This critically acclaimed novel by award-winning author Jane Yolen is now available in a beautifully designed new edition. Hannah dreads going to her family's Passover Seder -- she's tired of hearing her relatives talk about the past. But when she opens the front door to symbolically welcome the prophet Elijah, she's transported to a Polish village in the year 1942, where she becomes caught up in the tragedy of the time.
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publishDate 1988, 1990, 1996, 2004
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subject_facet Concentration camps -- Fiction, Concentration camps -- Juvenile fiction, Concentration camps. -- Fiction, Jews -- Fiction, Jews -- Juvenile fiction, Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile fiction, Space and time -- Fiction, Time travel -- Fiction, Time travel -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The devil's arithmetic
title_full The Devil's Arithmetic, The Devil's arithmetic / by Jane Yolen, The Devil's arithmetic [sound recording] / by Jane Yolen, The devil's arithmetic / Jane Yolen, The devil's arithmetic / by Jane Yolen
title_short The devil's arithmetic
topic_facet Concentration camps, Historical Fiction, History, Jews, Juvenile Fiction, Space and time, Time travel