The Devil's Arithmetic (puffin Modern Classics)

by Jane Yolen

Puffin | April 12, 2004 | Trade Paperback

4.8889 out of 5 rating. 9 Reviews

Hannah thinks tonight''s Passover Seder will be the same as always.  Little does she know that this year she will be mysteriously transported into the past where only she knows the horrors that await.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 176 Pages, 4.72 × 6.3 × 0.39 in

Published: April 12, 2004

Publisher: Puffin

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142401099

ISBN - 13: 9780142401095

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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The Devil's Arithmetic (puffin Modern Classics)

The Devil's Arithmetic (puffin Modern Classics)

by Jane Yolen

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 176 Pages, 4.72 × 6.3 × 0.39 in

Published: April 12, 2004

Publisher: Puffin

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142401099

ISBN - 13: 9780142401095

About the Book

Now repackaged with a new sophisticated look. Hannah thinks Passover Seder will be the same as always. Little does she know that this year she will be mysteriously transported into the past where only she knows the horrors that await.

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Hannah thinks tonight''s Passover Seder will be the same as always.  Little does she know that this year she will be mysteriously transported into the past where only she knows the horrors that await.

About the Author

Jane Yolen, February 11, 1939 - Jane Yolen was born February 11, 1939 in New York City. She attended New York's PS 93, then Hunter Junior High. She spent her high school years at Stapler High School in Westport Connecticut and earned her BA from Smith College in 1960. Yolen is married to Professor David W. Stemple with whom she has three children, all of who have written books with her. She is known far and wide for her novel "The Devil's Arithmetic." Yolen taught Children's Literature at Smith College for a time, and she is also a past president of Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. She has had the distinction of being a member of the Board as Directors of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. Yolen retains the title of Editor in Chief of the fantasy/science fiction imprint for Harcourt Brace's Children's Book Department: Jane Yolan Books. Amazingly, she has authored over 150 books for children, young adults and adults. Her most widely read novels include the "Emperor and the Kite" (1968), "Owl Moon" (1980) and of course "The Devil's Arithmetic" which tells the story of the life of a Jew in a concentration camp. Yolen has won a multitude of medals for her work, some of which include the Kerlan Award, the Regina Medal, the Keene State Children's Literature Award, the Caldecott Medal, two Nebula Awards, two Christopher Medals, the World Fantasy Award, three Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards, the Golden Kite Award, the Jewish Book Award and the Associati
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A triumphantly moving book. (Kirkus Reviews, pointer review)

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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