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The devil's arithmetic

Author: Jane Yolen
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 1990.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A triumphantly moving book." —Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewHannah 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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jane Yolen
ISBN: 9781101664308 1101664304
OCLC Number: 1109798646
Target Audience: Text Difficulty 3.; 730; 730L
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Jane Yolen.

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"A triumphantly moving book." —Kirkus Reviews, starred reviewHannah 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 AwardAn American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists"

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