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The Hanukkah Santa Claus

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5
Page count: 11



Appeared in

The Witch of Fourth Street and Other Stories

Story Summary

An ancient and poor toy salesman lets the neighborhood children believe that he is Santa Claus. By way of making amends to God for his lie, he loads his curtains with his toys to deliver to the children but when he slips on the fire escape God takes him home.