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Stille Nacht

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 5
Page count: 6



Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 27, Num 4, Dec 1999

Story Summary

During World War II, two young war refugees from Austria arrive at a school in Idaho. Most everyone treats them like the enemy until a dress rehearsal for the Christmas pageant when their Stille Nacht rings out harmoniously over the other kids' Silent Night. For the first time everyone realizes they are not the enemy, just two frightened girls a long way from home.