Hana's Suitcase: A True Story

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Albert Whitman, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 111 pages
In 2000, a suitcase arrived at a children's Holocaust education center in Tokyo, Japan, marked Hana Brady, May 16, 1931, and "Waisenkind"--the German word for orphan. In a suspenseful journey, Fumiko, the center's curator, searches for clues to young Hana and her family. Photos.

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I've always loved things dealing with the Holocaust, but this book brought it to a whole other level! I love how the author aligned the stories so the reader was never bored and always eager to see ... Read full review

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The book goes back and forth between two stories: one about Hana and her family before and during the Holocaust, and one about a Japanese woman who received a suitcase and searched for more ... Read full review


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Karen Levine and Alan Gelb are a husband/wife team who write many professional and consumer works. They work in conjunction with an industry professional. Their Survival Guides have been highly successful.

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