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The Devil's Arithmetic

Author: Jane Yolen; Overdrive Inc.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Penguin Young Readers Group, 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Yolen; Overdrive Inc.
ISBN: 9781101664308 1101664304
OCLC Number: 1002090326
Description: 1 online resource
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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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