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By Karen Levine

An award-winning publication according to a real tale that spans three continents and 70 years. it's the tale of an easy suitcase with a reputation on it. And the quest to find what had occurred to its proprietor. this can be a "Holocaust Remembrance e-book for younger Readers"

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Hana asked George. More than anything else, she was afraid of being separated from her brother. ” she pleaded. ” George told his sister. ” When they reached the front of the line, the soldier stared at them. ” he demanded. “They are, uh, in another, uh, camp,” George stammered. ” The soldier wasn’t interested in conversation. He wrote down their names on index cards and searched their suitcases for money and jewellery. Then he slammed the bags shut. ” he ordered George. ” he ordered Hana. ” Hana asked.

Hana snuggled a little closer. “You must be good while I am gone,” she said. “Listen carefully to Father and obey him. I will write,” she promised. ” George looked away. Hana trembled. The children were too shocked to reply. Their mother had never left them before. Hana, her mother and George in happier times. When Mother tucked Hana into bed that night, she held her tightly. Mother ran her soothing fingers through Hana’s hair, just the way she had when Hana was very little. She sang Hana’s favorite lullaby, over and over again.

Startled, the woman almost jumped out of her chair when she saw Fumiko. ” she asked. “What are you doing here? ” “My name is Fumiko Ishioka,” she replied. “I have come a long way from Japan to find out about a little girl who was here in Theresienstadt. ” “But I don’t have another day,” exclaimed Fumiko. “My plane to Japan leaves tomorrow morning. Please,” she pleaded. ” The woman removed her glasses. She stared at the young Japanese woman and saw how anxious and determined she was. The Czech woman heaved a sigh.

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