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by Levine, Karen.

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TitleHana's suitcase : a true story
Author / Responsible partyLevine, Karen.
CollectionChildren's Nonfiction
TopicsBiography. Brady, Hana -- Juvenile literature. Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Czech Republic -- Juvenile literature. Jewish children -- Czech Republic -- Biography -- Juvenile literature. Holocaust victims -- Czech Republic -- Juvenile literature.
Intended AudienceAdult


In March 2000, a suitcase arrived at a children's Holocaust education centre in Tokyo, Japan, with the name Hana Brady painted in white on the outside. The centre's curator searches for clues across Europe and North America to find out who Hana was and what had happened to her. Her journey 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. Winner of the 2003 Silver Birch Award. Winner of the 2003 CNIB Tiny Torgi Award.

Additional Information

System control numberAM13697
Original Print PublisherToronto : Second Story Press, 2002.
NarratorHeidi Tsao.
Narrator NameHeidi Tsao.
Participant or performer noteHeidi Tsao.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator