Hana's Suitcase

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Albert Whitman and Company, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 111 pages
Based on the author's radio documentary of the same name, a biography of a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust is told in alternating chapters with an account of how the curator of a Japanese Holocaust center learned about her life after Hana's suitcase was sent to her. An ALA Notable Children's Book. Reprint.
 

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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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Contents

Tokyo Japan Winter 2OOO
2
Nove Mesto Czechoslovakia 1930s
5
Tokyo Winter 2000
10
Nove Mesto 1938
15
Tokyo March 2000
20
Nove Mesto 1939
22
Tokyo March 2OOO
28
Nove Mesto Autumn 1940 Spring 1941
30
Theresienstadt May 1942q
59
Terezin July 2000
62
Theresienstadt 194243
64
Theresienstadt 1943441
74
Terezin July 2000
83
Prague July 2000
86
Tokyo August 2000
89
Toronto Canada August 2000
92

Tokyo April 2OOO
33
Tokyo Spring 2000
40
Nove Mesto Winter 19411942
43
Nove Mesto May 1942
49
Tokyo June 2000
53
Deportation Center May 1942
55
Toronto August 2000
97
Tokyo September 2000
100
Tokyo March 2001
103
Afterword
108
Acknowledgements
110
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