Literature: The Devil's Arithmetic
The Devil's Arithmetic
"You are a name, not a number. Never forget that name, whatever they tell you here. You will always be Chaya—life—to me."
is a 1988 Historical Fiction
novel by Jane Yolen
about a teenaged Jewish girl named Hannah, who is transported through time to a 1942 Polish concentration camp. Hannah goes from being disrespectful of Jewish beliefs to realizing the importance of remembering after seeing the horrors of the time.
It was made into an Anvilicious
movie starring Kirsten Dunst in 1999.
Tropes used by the novel: