The devil's arithmetic

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Scholastic, 1988 - Concentration camps - 170 pages
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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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User Review  - JocelynPLang - LibraryThing

This is another excellent example of educating children about a historical time period through the perspective of a regular child. Learning about the holocaust is an absolute must in the classroom ... Read full review

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User Review  - EmilySansovich - LibraryThing

I have always loved this book. I love the way it is written, I love the point of view it is written in. The Holocaust was a horrible horrible time, but stories like these show that there was good to ... Read full review

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