The Question and Answer section for The Devil’s Arithmetic is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
I believe that was Rachel.
He called them his pets because he considered them like animals..... and he could do whatever he liked with them.
I'm sorry, this is a short-answer literature forum designed for text specific questions. Students are often more willing to watch films than read..... thus, films about history, as long they're historically accurate help student's to understand...