The book Hana's Suitcase 10th anniversary & the film's NY debut

It's been 10 years since the book Hana's Suitcase was published.
We just had a wonderful get together in Toronto for this 10th anniversary celebration.

Hana's Suitcase Anniversary Album published by Second Story Press

60 pages were added to the original story
to show the past 10-year traveling with Hana's suitcase.

Presentation to a group of students at Toronto Public Library.
It's always wonderful to meet children of rainbow colors.
They are all from one school!


With German Consul General Sabine Sparwasser,
who hosted a wonderful 10th anniversary get together
with 150 family, friends, and supporters.

 A surprise gift from the German Consul Sabine Sparwasser -
beautiful music of Bach played by the Cellist Tobias Baez

With author Karen Levine

moving to NY... it was Earth Day!

The film "Inside Hana's Suitcase" opened in NY.
Hana's brother, George Brady, and the film director Larry Weinstein
at the Quad Cinema in Manhattan.

We had a wonderful time with wonderful audience.
Among them was a group of Japanese mothers!

For the screening schedule of Inside Hana's Suitcase, please see here!

Related articles :
April 22, 2012, Japan Culture NYC

April 26, 2012, Huffington Post