Hana's Suitcase: A True Story (MP3 CD)

Hana's Suitcase: A True Story By Karen Levine, Stephanie Wolfe (Read by) Cover Image

Hana's Suitcase: A True Story (MP3 CD)


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In March 2000, a suitcase arrived at a children's Holocaust education center in Tokyo, Japan. On the outside, in white paint, were these words: Hana Brady, May 16, 1931, and Waisenkind - the German word for orphan.

Children who saw the suitcase on display were full of questions. Who was Hana Brady? What happened to her? They wanted Fumiko Ishioka, the center's curator, to find the answers.

In a suspenseful journey, Fumiko searches for clues across Europe and North America. The mystery of the suitcase takes her back through seventy years, to a young Hana and her family, whose happy life in a small Czech town was turned upside down by the invasion of the Nazis.

"Like the very best of museum exhibits, Hana's Suitcase shows how facts and objects can be put together to honour its subject in a very personal and loving way. Highly recommended." - The Toronto Star

"Skillfully, and with great sensitivity, Levine weaves together the two stories, alternating that of a young life shattered in increments and that of Fumiko Ishioka's relentless search for answers." - The Globe and Mail

Product Details ISBN: 9781536626049
ISBN-10: 153662604X
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Publication Date: December 1st, 2016
Language: English