Hana's Suitcase Anniversary Album by Karen LevineHana's Suitcase Anniversary Album by Karen Levine

Hana's Suitcase Anniversary Album

byKaren Levine

Paper over Board | April 19, 2012

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In the spring of 2000, Fumiko Ishioka, the curator of a small Holocaust education centre for children in Tokyo, received a shipment from the Auschwitz museum. Among the items she received was an empty suitcase with the words “Hana Brady, May 16, 1931, Orphan” written on it. Fumiko and the children at the centre took it upon themselves to find out what became of Hana. The heartbreaking story they uncovered of a brave young girl killed in the Holocaust and survived only by her brother, George, was captured in Karen Levine’s book, and became an icon in Canadian children’s publishing. The response since the book was first published has been overwhelming. This new edition is full of special features, including new photographs, letters, and an audio CD.
Karen Levine is a prizewinning producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). Karen has won awards for her CBC radio work, including two Peabody Awards - the Oscars of radio. She originally produced Hana’s Suitcase as a radio documentary before writing the book. Though she travels widely to talk about Hana's Suitcase, she m...
Title:Hana's Suitcase Anniversary AlbumFormat:Paper over BoardDimensions:184 pages, 10.28 × 8.72 × 0.57 inPublished:April 19, 2012Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1926920368

ISBN - 13:9781926920368


Editorial Reviews

Hana’s Suitcase is a “Must Have” purchase for every Judaica library from small synagogues to seminaries and large universities. If you don’t have it, buy this new version. If you do already own it, the additional information here will increase its power for every reader. As a testament to what books can still do in the digital age, the investment is well worth it.