'Really, it's a very ordinary looking suitcase. You could fit quite a lot in it. Books, games, treasures, toys. But thing is inside it w. Across the front, there is a girl's name, Hana Brady. A date of birth: May 16, 1931. And Waisenkind. That's the German word for orphan.' Where did Hana Brady come from? Where was she going? What did she pack? What Fumiko finds in Hana's suitcase is a true story of terrible sadness and great joy.
Karen Levine has had a more than 30-year career as a producer with CBC Radio. She has won many awards for her work in radio, including two prestigious Peabody Awards. Hana's Suitcasehas taken her into classrooms and communities throughout Canada, the US, Europe, Australia and Japan.