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    5★“My son — Gabriel Zev Enright Levine — is six years old now too young to know Hana's story But when he is old enough I'll

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    Sometimes I tend to go round the bend and end up doing things that I'v made myself promise not to do Reading about Holocaust is one of those BIG NOs for me Not because I don't want to know about the horrors that transpired in the name of ethnic cleansing but rather I'v read SO MUCH about it that the stories will last me a lifetime or rather a few hundred to say the leastIt was one of those days when I broke my own vow

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    This well written surprisingly enjoyable book starts in Czechoslovakia in the early 1900's where a little girl named Hana is born and grows up in a loving family with her older brother Then it switches for the next chapter to modern day Japan where a young lady is putting together a museum for children on the Holocaust She writes to several places in Germany asking for things to go in her museum and receives a small su

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    This is a book designed for children but really it is for all of us It is timeless It’s tremendously touching and so sadA very motivated Japanese woman Fumiko Ishioka has set up a Holocaust Education Center in Tokyo to educate young Japanese children about the Holocaust something many in Japan are not aware of and by this try to get them to accept the diversity of human kind and avoid repeating what happened in Europ

  5. says:

    While reading this true story about an 13 year old holocaust victim written for children I couldn't help but be reminded of The Diary of a Yo

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    I did not realize at first that the novel was predominantly for children thus I felt a little let down but only a very little Hana's Suitcase taught me about a part of the Holocaust which was previously not known to me The

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    Wow What an amazing story I read this in about one hour I loved the juxtaposition of the two stories told together Hana was a young Jewish girl who did not survive the Holocaust The book is a tale of Hana her family and their many obstacles during a very difficult time in history This book is also the tale of a

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    Title Hana's SuitcaseType StandaloneAuthor Karen LevineFirst Published On Jan 1 2002Rating 5 stars '' Hana Brady thirteen years old was the owner of this suitcase Fifty five years ago May 18 1942 — two days after Hana

  9. says:

    Hana's Suitcase is a surprisingly well written and entertaining story despite the tragic tone contained in the b

  10. says:

    Hana's Suitcase was such a powerful and emotional story Fumiko Ishioka's relentless pursuit for the truth and Hana Brady's tragic journey collid

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Hana Brady MayThe center's curator searches for clues to young Hana and her family whos. This is a book designed for children but really it is for all of us It is timeless It s tremendously touching and so sadA very motivated Japanese woman Fumiko Ishioka has set up a Holocaust Education Center in Tokyo to educate young Japanese children about the Holocaust something many in Japan are not aware of and by this try to get them to accept the diversity of human kind and avoid repeating what happened in Europe during World War II Fumiko in order to personalize her center writes to and receives various artifacts of the Holocaust from across Europe Among others is a suitcase from Auschwitz with the birth date year of 1931 and the name Hana Brady written on it This places the owner of the suitcase at the time of her murder in the same age group of many of the students in Fumiko s classFumiko digs up information on Hana and is able to trace her tragic pathway to Auschwitz She determines that Hana was born in what was then Czechoslovakia She also finds that Hana spent time at the Theresienstadt camp and from a list comes across the name George Brady Fumiko is a very persistent sleuth and finds out that George was Hana s older brother Not only that but she finds out he is still alive and living in Toronto Canada She writes to him a carefully worded letter and hopes that she is not infringing upon scarring memoriesHere is an excerpt from her letter I was wondering if you would kindly be able to tell us about you and Hana s story the time you spent with Hana before sent to the camp things that you talked with her you and her dreams and anything that would help children here feel close to you and Hana to understand what prejudice intolerance and hatred did to young Jewish childrenThis is an emotionally charged book George was than willing to help Fumiko and told the story of his tragically murdered sister He went to Japan and provided many family pictures that were kept at a relative s house when the deportations started From George s story and pictures we can see that Hana was an aspiring and spirited young girl whose life was shattered with the German annexation of Czechoslovakia in March 1939 Her parents were removed from their home after which the two children went to live with a relative one was non Jewish and then the two were extradited to Theresienstadt in 1942 Because George was three years older he was selected for work duty and Hana at the age of 12 for Auschwitz Only because she was JewishThis book like the Holocaust Center in Tokyo succeeds in putting a real person before us who was taken out of her normal childhood existence and put to death like millions of others

Summary Hana's Suitcase

Hana's Suitcase

E happy life in a small Czech town was turned upside down by the invasion of the Nazis.. Title Hana s SuitcaseType StandaloneAuthor Karen LevineFirst Published On Jan 1 2002Rating 5 stars Hana Brady thirteen years old was the owner of this suitcase Fifty five years ago May 18 1942 two days after Hana s eleventh birthday she was taken to Terezin in CzechoslovakiaOctober 23 1944 crowded into the freight train she was sent to AuschwitzShe was taken to the gas chamber right after People were allowed to take only one suitcase with themI wonder what Hana put in her suitcaseHana would have been sixty nine years old today but her life stopped when she was thirteenI wonder what kind of girl she was A few drawings she made at Terezin these are the only things she left for us What do these drawings tell usWhat do these drawings tell us Happy memories of her family Dreams and hopes for the future Why was she killed There was one reason She was born Jewish Hana s Suitcase tells the story of a Czech girl Hana Brady and how her tragic fate in the Second World War came to touch the hearts of children on the other side of the globe and over half a century later There have been many books written about the Holocaust but this story is differentThis story begins with a happy family in Czechoslovakia whose life was changed forever and turned upside down when the Holocaust began The book switches from the perspective of from Hana and her family to a woman named Fumiko Ishioka in Tokyo Japan 70 years later Fumiko Ishioka is the director of Holocaust museum in TokyoFumiko wanted young people in Japan to learn from the HolocaustShe decided the best way to start would be through physical objects that the children could see and touch She wrote to Jewish and Holocaust museums all over the world asking for a loan of artifacts that had belonged to childrenFrom Auschwitz she got a pair of socks a sweater a canister of gas and a suitcaseFrom the day the suitcase arrived in Tokyo Fumiko and the children were drawn to it Fumiko Ishioka was eager to find out about Hana because she has a suitcase from the Holocaust with the name Hana Brady in her museum Fumiko Ishioka then travells to Czech Republic to find the story of Hana Brady This book is so inspiring and so touching the book shows all the hardships Hana and George had to go through during the holocaustIt also shows the determination of Fumiko Ishioka in finding the story of Hana It was well illustrated showing original pictures of the Brady family Fumiko her museum the conditions of the Holocaust and much It broke my heart how this loving family was separatedIts a wonderful story about a young girl who didn t survive the Holocaust but who is brought to life by the perseverance and determination by a Japanese teacher who wants to spread the story of this period to her pupils in a memorable wayThe whole thing could be read in two hours and bring tears to your eyesan excellent book to introduce kids to the holocaust5 million stars to Hana s Suitcase

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In a suitcase arrived at a children's Holocaust education center in Tokyo Japan marked.