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Because of Winn-Dixie

Authors: DiCamillo, Kate
Genres: Realistic Fiction
Topics: Community, Pets, Made into Movies
Lexile: 610,
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763649456,
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 89,
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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