ഹ Zero dollar ⱄ Mapping the Bones  ඔ By Jane Yolen ඝ ഹ Zero dollar ⱄ Mapping the Bones ඔ By Jane Yolen ඝ Photograph of a Dead Child on the Street Such an ordinary sight, thirteen people walk by, hardly giving her a glance as if she were a rabbit dead in a field, or an old dog who died by the fire Just another piece of drek on the cobbles to be taken away by the garbage collector Three hundred calories a day, such rations could not sustain a growing child, so she stopped growing Her feet, her legs, her face stiff and cold like pavement, and as gray This child who once danced about in her mothers kitchen, a bit of afikomen in her hand, the four questions so lately in her mouth Dance, little Hannahleh, Chaya, Gittel, Rachael Whatever your name was when you were alive, dance on the streets of Heaven, for you shall never dance here again Chaim Abromowitz Chaim was thinking too much about the words he would have to find to convince Motl, so he wasnt paying careful enough attention to the man in front of him, a nondescript, hunched over, dark coated scarecrow A man who turned to the right to avoid a pile of rags Chaim only saw him at the last moment Cursing silently at his own carelessness, Chaim checked his forward movement and only barely avoided stepping on the pile He was deathly afraid he might get tangled in the rags There was a soldier standing on the corner who might have noticed him then A soldier With a gun For a moment, he thought, Rags can be useful Mama could always sew Gittel a new skirt with those rags Or Papa a warmer shirt, and maybe that would help with his cough In the ghetto it had come to thisragpicking However, he didnt dare bend over or slow down, so he just made a quick hop step to the right But as he glanced at the bundle from the corner of his eye, he realized why the man had stepped around it rather than simply trod on it The thing wasnt actually a bundle of rags, but a small girl, maybe five or six, in a washed out blue head scarf, threadbare blue dress, and a scruffy coat with the requisite yellow star on the sleeve She lay curled up on the ground, one scrawny hand held out as if begging, the other clutching a doll as ragged as she But her mouth was open, her eyes wide, unblinking There was a bullet hole in her forehead that looked like a third eye A dark bruise on her upturned cheek Gittel had such a dress once, he thought That blue.Even as he walked on, his eyes filled with tears A line of a poem sledgehammered into his startled mind Dance on the streets of Heaven, for you shall never dance here again It was so complete, he wondered if hed read it somewhere He often had such things in his headwords that sang but were never spoken aloud Words that he wrote down in his journal So he wouldnt forget Though he doubted he could forget this little girl, that line.And then he shook himself Thinking of poetry when she lay dead behind him was awful Unforgivable For a brief moment, he wondered if he was turning into a horrible person Yet he walked on He had to walk on.Hed never actually seen someone dead before, though hed overheard people in the apartment building talking about them Most had been shot or beaten to death and left on the street like a piece of garbage But this was only the third time in a year that hed been out on the street alone Papa and Mama had insisted, and he and Gittel obeyed, of course Though they were allowed to walk up and down the stairs in the apartment, even run along the hallways for exercise But who would shoot a little girl He bit his lip Who would beat her It made no sense, and suddenlyfor the first time since theyd been moved into the ghettoa real, deep rooted fear invaded him Maybe because he was alone on the street, even in the midst of a crowd Maybe because the girl was so young Maybe because she could be mistaken for rags Trod upon, kicked to the gutter, because no one had claimed her Maybe all of those things That could be Gittel, he thought Or the new girl, Sophie She didnt seem so bad He was no longer worried about himself He kept walking.He was already almost a block away from her now, moving as quickly as was possible in the ghetto, as if her death were a disease he might catch.And then he dared a glance back, asking himself if he should just go back and pick her up and take her to the nearest house Or nearest alley.But which house What alley And how could he explain the dead girl to anyone He could hardly explain anything to his own family.The soldier on the corner was watching Chaim could see that out of the corner of his eye, though he was careful not to swivel his head to look.He stared grimly down at his feet, realizing that he knew neither the dead girls name nor where she lived She could be Irena or Hannah, Chaya, Rachael All he knew about the girl was her death And her doll.Praise for Mapping the Bones Jane Yolens Mapping the Bones is a swift and deadly drama with overtones of dark fable we all wish we could forget But this book, a shining star held in a trembling palm, requires us to remember Gregory Maguire, internationally bestselling author of Wicked Mapping the Bones is spare and beautiful and haunting Jane Yolen has created a masterpiece Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, New York Times bestselling author of The War That Saved My Life Master storyteller Jane Yolen has outdone herself This is a compelling, important, necessary, and timely book that deserves the widest audience possible Lesla Newman,award winning author of Still Life with Buddy In the hands of the superb Jane Yolen, folklore and fact connect in a harrowing testimony to horror and to love Brutal, relentless, prophetic, and full of truth Elizabeth Wein, New York Times bestselling author of Code Name Verity A compassionate, unflinching, unforgettable Nazi labor camp Hansel Gretel tale woven by Americas finest spinner of Holocaust stories for young readers Julie Berry, author of the Printz Honor Book The Passion of Dolssa An expansive, eloquent novel Publishers Weekly Yolen does a superb job of dramatizing the horrors of WWII and the Holocaust, bringing vivid fear and suspense to her captivating story It makes for altogether memorable and essential reading Booklist A breath taking and heartbreaking look at the horrors of war and the lengths people go to overcome Voice of Youth Advocates Fans of Yolens The Devils Arithmetic will be engrossed in this story until the last page School Library Journal A well rounded story of a very difficult time that shows the resiliency of these young people School Library Connection Mapping the Bones Book Review commonsensemedia MAPPING THE BONES starts in Poland with brother and sister twins who are barely surviving ghetto Chaim is a poet rarely speaks, his sister, Gittel, recalls their story between chapters Main Page FreeMind FreeMind free mind mapping software premier written Java The recent development has hopefully turned it into high productivity tool We proud that operation navigation of 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