Hana's Suitcase Anniversary Album [With CD (Audio)] by Karen Levine
The response since Hana's Suitcase was first published ten years ago has been overwhelming. Hana's story has spread across the globe and been translated into dozens of languages, honored with numerous awards, adapted for the stage and transformed into several films. The United Nations uses it in over 100 outposts, Archbishop Desmond Tutu wrote a foreword and Michelle Obama was presented with a copy during an official visit to Prague. This new book includes the original story, plus commemorative letters from Karen Levine, Fumiko Ishioka and George Brady. Also included are letters and art from readers around the world, photographs of events and ceremonies, scenes from the play adaptation, covers from international editions, images from the documentary film and more.
Karen Levine has won several awards for her radio work, including two Peabody awards. Levine originally produced Hana's Suitcase as a radio documentary and later made it into a book. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.
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This is a wonderful story of a little girl and her family caught up in the atrosities of World War II. Follow a Japanese museum curator who is determined to find out the story of a little Hana, a Jewish girl, whose suitcase ends up at the Japanese museum after a request for artifacts from the Holocaust. Did Hana and her brother survive? Read the book and find out. It is a magnificent and heart breaking tale. Everyone knows the story of Anne Frank, Now learn the story of Hana, another child of the Holocaust.