Jake started to make his way up to his room. This Christmas had been great; he'd received so much money. It was a tradition in Jakes family that as soon as you turned twelve you were given money instead of toys as a gift. So far he had been given $50.00 from Auntie Kay, $30.00 from Grandma May and $100.00 from his dad. Jake opened up his special money tin and placed the money carefully into it. "We'll take advantage of the sales tomorrow, son." Dad said. "What can I buy? There are so many things I want." Jake replied, thinking ...