Because of Winn-Dixie, DiCamillo, Kate

Because of Winn-Dixie

Authors: DiCamillo, Kate

Genres: Realistic Fiction

Topics: Community, Pets, Made into Movies

Lexile: 610

Publisher: Candlewick Press

Grade: 2 - 10

ISBN: 9780763649456

Classification: Non-Fiction

Synopsis:

A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America's beloved storyteller.

One summer’s day, ten-year-old India Opal Buloni goes down to the local supermarket for some groceries – and comes home with a dog. But Winn-Dixie is no ordinary dog. It’s because of Winn-Dixie that Opal begins to make friends. And it’s because of Winn-Dixie that she finally dares to ask her father about her mother, who left when Opal was three. In fact, as Opal admits, just about everything that happens that summer is because of Winn-Dixie. Featuring a new cover illustration by E. B. Lewis.

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