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Because of Winn-Dixie

DiCamillo, Kate (Paperback - 2009 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.
Authors: DiCamillo, Kate
Statement of Responsibility: Kate DiCamillo
Title: Because of Winn-Dixie
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2009
Edition: 1st paperback ed
Characteristics: 182 p. ; 20 cm.
Notes: Originally published in 2000
Includes excerpt from author's The magician"s elephant
"Age 9 and up"
Summary: Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.
Awards & Distinctions: Newbery Honor Book, 2001
Subject Headings: Dogs Fiction City and town life Florida Fiction Florida Fiction
Topical Term: Dogs
City and town life
ISBN: 9780763644321
0763644323
Branch Call Number: J FIC D
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Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.


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Movie was great (I love annasophia Robb) and so I will read this book

Oct 14, 2013
  • sandyfulton rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

It was a great book. I was captivated by it from the first paragraph.

I love this book it's my favorite and I place a hold on it and when it's ready I get to read it i now the characters it's opal and winne Dixie sweetie pie Thomas Gloria dump Amanda the librarian and more I learned from my teacher ms pasquits

I love this book so much. I want to read it again. But I dint have time for that. Now I want to watch the movie. I cant waitto see the movie. This book didn't really relate to but it was a good book. Maybe because I been living in the same house for 7years now.

Mar 19, 2013
  • LakiaREquinox rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

As much as I loved the movie, the book was even better. Loved the story since I was 12. The characters, setting--- It's truly an fun eyecandy for all ages!

Feb 26, 2013
  • MrsTomblin rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

My students (and myself) LOVE this book! It is a heartwarming story about a girl, a dog and her family. I reccommend it to everyone.

Oct 20, 2012
  • grace567 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

best book ever touched my heart

Jul 24, 2012
  • DaisyCosh rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I thought that Because of Winn-Dixie was a very good story. My favourite character was Gloria Dump because she was very sweet and loved Opal to bits.
I love Kate DiCamillo's work! Wonderful job!

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10 year old Opal Buloni moves to Florida. She is lonely, angry and sad until she meets a stray dog called Winn-Dixie, who helps her regain optimisim.

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Mar 24, 2012
  • Mum_of_2 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

"Gloria says that you can't hold on to anything. That you can only love what you've got while you've got it".

(DiCamillo,K. p.167)

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