Because of Winn-Dixie

Because of Winn-Dixie Kate DiCamillo S Beloved, Best Selling Debut Novel Is Now Available In A Paperback Digest Edition.Kate DiCamillo S First Published Novel, Like Winn Dixie Himself, Immediately Proved To Be A Keeper A New York Times Bestseller, A Newbery Honor Winner, The Inspiration For A Popular Film, And Most Especially, A Cherished Classic That Touches The Hearts Of Readers Of All Ages It S Now Available In A Paperback Digest Format Certain To Bring This Tale S Magic To An Even Wider Circle Of Fans.The Summer Opal And Her Father, The Preacher, Move To Naomi, Florida, Opal Goes Into The Winn Dixie Supermarket And Comes Out With A Dog A Big, Ugly, Suffering Dog With A Sterling Sense Of Humor A Dog She Dubs Winn Dixie Because Of Winn Dixie, The Preacher Tells Opal Ten Things About Her Absent Mother, One For Each Year Opal Has Been Alive Winn Dixie Is Better At Making Friends Than Anyone Opal Has Ever Known, And Together They Meet The Local Librarian, Miss Franny Block, Who Once Fought Off A Bear With A Copy Of WAR AND PEACE They Meet Gloria Dump, Who Is Nearly Blind But Sees With Her Heart, And Otis, An Ex Con Who Sets The Animals In His Pet Shop Loose After Hours, Then Lulls Them With His Guitar.Opal Spends All That Sweet Summer Collecting Stories About Her New Friends And Thinking About Her Mother But Because Of Winn Dixie Or Perhaps Because She Has Grown, Opal Learns To Let Go, Just A Little, And That Friendship And Forgiveness Can Sneak Up On You Like A Sudden Summer Storm. I think this is the year that I have discovered young adult and middle grade fiction as a genre full of quality books Always looking for wholesome books for my kids, I saw this book on a few friends feeds, and it happened to be at the library the last time I went Because of Winn Dixie is Kate DeCamillo s Newberry Award winning debut novel It features ten year old India Opal Buloni who has just moved from Watley to Naomi, Florida with her father the Preacher Lonely for the last seven years s I think this is the year that I have discovered young adult and middle grade fiction as a genre full of quality books Always looking for wholesome books for my kids, I saw this book on a few friends feeds, and it happened to be at the library the last time I went Because of Winn Dixie is Kate DeCamillo s Newberry Award winning debut novel It features ten year old India Opal Buloni who has just moved from Watley to Nao
Because of Winn Dixie is such a beautiful and enchanting book I loved reading this with my daughter I am glad she was a little bit older when we read it I think she was about 8 as it may have been a little heavy for her if she had been much younger Although it I guess it depends on the child.Young Opal has just moved to Florida with her father a preacher and is lonely for her mother who left the family seven years before On a trip to the supermarket Winn Dixie she rescues a dog getting Because of Winn Dixie is such a beautiful and enchanting book I loved reading this with my daughter I am glad she was a little bit older when we read it I think she was about 8 as it may have been a little heavy for her if she had been much younger Although it I guess it d
A wonderful dog who brings people together What s not to like Opal Buloni goes to the Winn Dixie store, and comes home with a big scraggly dog she claimed on impulse Because of this dog, now named Winn Dixie, she meets her new neighbors in the Florida town she now lives in Nothing bad happens to the dog Let me repeat Nothing bad happens to the dog.This book is carefully balanced with dark and light It could so easily have been one of
Because of Winn Dixie is an uplifting novella that made me laugh out loud while enjoying the read Winn Dixie is a supermarket chain located throughout southeastern US India Opal, a girl of ten or so, goes into one of the stores to buy a few things, and comes out with a mangy, smelly large dog He got inside the store somehow and created havoc, knocking over produce stands, and had all the store people chasing him So Opal adopted the dog, took him home, cleaned him up and named him Winn Dix Because of Winn Dixie is an uplifting novella that made me laugh out loud while enjoying the read Winn Dixie is a supermarket chain located throughout southeastern US India Opal, a girl of ten or so, goes into one of the stores to buy a few things, and comes out with a mangy, smelly large dog He got inside the store somehow and created havoc, knocking o
My friend Lauren read this to her elementary school kids last year one day she read it to them aloud for an hour and a half This is especially remarkable considering the usual behavior of her students which is NOT sitting still, listening, and engaging in meaningful ways.The story is well told in the ten year old main character s voice I m sure this makes it attractive and understandable to young readers or listeners And easy for them to relate to The book does a good job of opening up My friend Lauren read this to her elementary school kids last year one day she read it to them aloud for an hour and a half This is especially remarkable considering the usual behavior of her students which is NOT sitting still, listening, and engaging in meaningful ways.The story is well told in the ten year old main character s voice I m sure this makes it attractive and understandable to young readers or listeners And easy for them to relate to The book does
This is the first book my 8 year old son was reading and said to me, This book is really good, Mommy I think you would like it You should read it So I m reading it.Someone called Kate DiCamillo s writing enchanting I think enchanting fits perfectly. I have never had any interest in reading this book or seeing the movie Imagine my surprise when the library movie book group I belong to chose this at the one meeting I miss I am so happy they did I m no stranger to YA or children s literature so don t know what my reluctance was about I think I imagined sap, sap,sap and side of sap This was NOT sappy The story reminded me quite a bit of Billie Letts writing People in the world are weird, quirky, unique and wonderful Thepeople I have never had any interest in reading this book or seeing the movie Imagine my surprise when the library movie book group I belong to chose this at the one meeting I miss I am so happy they did I m no stranger to YA or children s literature so d
This was a pretty good story about a young girl named Opal who adopts a dog named Winn Dixie who changes her life and the lives of others If you like these types of stories, be sure to check this out at your local library and wherever books are sold. This is a short novel but it contains a lot of reflection on grief, pain and friendship It reminded me in some ways of To Kill a Mockingbird In both cases, a father is left to take care of his child ren without the help of a mother And in both cases, a young girl, observant but not omniscient, grapples with problems and mysteries much bigger than she is, and gradually works her way toward a solution The dog, Winn Dixie, who is bigger than life and twice as goofy, is not so much the

[Epub] ↠ Because of Winn-Dixie  Author Kate DiCamillo – Rarefishingbooks.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 182 pages
  • Because of Winn-Dixie
  • Kate DiCamillo
  • English
  • 24 May 2018
  • 0763616052