Karen Levine

Karen Levine is a producer with CBC Radio. In her more than 30-year career at the network, she has worked at The Sunday Edition, As It Happens, Morningside and This Morning. Karen has won many awards, including two prestigious Peabody Awards. She originally produced Hana's Suitcase as a radio documentary and later wrote the book. Hana's Suitcase has taken her into classrooms and communities throughout Canada, the US, Europe, Australia, and Japan. She lives in Toronto.


Previous titles by Karen Levine


Hana's Suitcase Anniversary Album

On the 10th anniversary of the publication of Hana's Suitcase, the beloved story now in a new book with over 60 pages of added materials. Also available as a Multi-Touch Enhanced eBook exclusively... more

Hana's Suitcase on Stage

Since its publication in 2002, the story of Hana Brady, a little girl who wanted to become a teacher, has captured hearts and minds of schoolchildren and adults around the world. Since its 2006 wor... more

Hana's Suitcase - Book and Audio CD

"Hana's Suitcase should be required reading." - Quill and Quire. "Like the documentary, the book is a treasure for children and adults." - The Toronto Star. In the spring of 2000, Fumiko Ishioka,... more

Hana's Suitcase

The extraordinary true story that brings the history of the Holocaust to life for young readersFrom the foreword by Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu: "How extraordinary that this humble ... more