Even the ducks enjoy hearing basketball star Tiago Splitter read to kids at a San Antonio garden.

Tiago Splitter, San Antonio Spurs forward/center, brought La Mariposa by Francisco Jimenez to life at the San Antonio Botanical Gardens, reading in Spanish to fourth-grade students from the Bonham Academy. The class won the grand prize in the High Five Readers Challenge, presented annually by SACU and Magic 105.3.  The $2.9 billion SACU is the “Official Credit Union of the San Antonio Spurs,” and has been involved with the High Five Readers Challenge for ten years. “This program is especially important because, according to the “America’s Most Literate Cities” study for 2011, San Antonio was rated #66 out of 75 cities across the United States, so there is a lot to be done,” the credit union said.

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