Middle to Upper Grades
Karen Levine – A Japanese teacher receives a suitcase for a Holocaust historical museum. On the suitcase are the words Hana Brady, Waisenkind (orphan). Fumiko wants to find out all she can about Hana. Finally, after trips to Europe and Canada, she finds a brother of Hana, still living in Toronto, and learns the truth… Alternates chapters with teacher’s search and Hana’s life. Photographs bring this touching true story to life.