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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I read this book in 6th grade and I remember really enjoying it. It's a really good book about the concentration camps and the Holocaust.

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I loved this book! We read it as a class and always asked our teacher to just read one more chapter.It left a deep imprint on me. I had heard the stories of the holocaust but seeing it happen toa character is different. I think people my age will be able to connect to hannah more becuase: 1. She's the same age, and 2. she acts the same. At the beginning of this book it can be a bit confusing but stick with it! Some parts of this book made my mouth drop open and say, "Oh my gosh! I can't believe the Nazis did that!" I think EVERYONE sould read this. Don't miss out on this treasure! 

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