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Willie Wins Almira Astudillo Gilles

Willie Wins

Almira Astudillo Gilles

Published
ISBN : 9781600602375
Paperback
32 pages
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Willie is having a rough day. He has already struck out in a Little League game, and now he must find a savings bank for a contest at school by tomorrow! Dad has just the answer. Its an alkansiya, a bank made out of a coconut shell from theMoreWillie is having a rough day. He has already struck out in a Little League game, and now he must find a savings bank for a contest at school by tomorrow! Dad has just the answer. Its an alkansiya, a bank made out of a coconut shell from the Philippines, where Dad grew up. Hes been saving it for Willie because of a surprise inside, a treasure Dad got when he was a boy.Willie reluctantly takes the bank to school, knowing he will be teased by his classmates for having such an unusual bank. In the weeks that follow, Willie works hard at saving his play money to win the contest. But as he works he also wonders, what will the surprise in his bank be? Is it really something special?