Posted by: yusukem1010 | December 1, 2011

War Changed Their Life

Are you interested reading books about historical events? If you do, this book can be the best book to read for you. This book will teach you how Jewish people got treated badly during the holocaust.

The Devil’s Arithmetic, by Jane Yolen, is one of the best historical fiction book which tells us about the holocaust. This book is about a young Jewish girl name Hannah, who time slips from present time to times during World War II. She was forced to enter the Jewish camp with other Jewish people, and from living with other Jewish people at the camp, she learns how gruesome an event the holocaust was.

One day, Hannah and her relatives all gathered in one of their house because of Jewish celebration. The doorbell rang, and Hannah was asked to open the door, but when she opened the door, there was a place where she never seen before. When she looked back, she didn’t see anything, just darkness. She was alone and was too shocked to act, but then, a woman she never seen came to talk to her. According to the woman, her name is “Chaya,” and the woman is her mother. Later, she and her family in the past were taken to the camp. She faces many crucial event, meets with new people, and tries to survive the days in the camp.


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