Epub ↠ Because of Winn Dixie 182 pages ò Randarenewables

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Epub ↠ Because of Winn Dixie 182 pages ò Randarenewables ¿ Kate DiCamillo's beloved best selling debut novel is now available in a paperback digest editionKate 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 insUmmer 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 be A children's book I read for a Challenge and what a treat it was Beautifully written delightful characters a bittersweet story No wonder it won awardsThe Winn Dixie of the title is big sook of a stray dog who comes into 10 year old Opal's life at a time when she needs a friend Her mother is gone her father works too hard they have just arrived in a new town and she has no one Winn Dixie however is great at making friends and over the course of the book Opal's life turns aroundOf course there are lessons to be learned in acceptance of life and of other people DiCamillo shows not tells in exactly the right wayThis book is a little gem and I am very glad I came across it Discovering such treasures unexpectedly is the reason I find challenges rewarding

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Ar 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 guitarOpal 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 “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 Dixie” This is the story of how Opal and Winn Dixie brought joy to some lonely folks in Naomi Florida Kate DiCamillo is an award winning author “Because of Winn Dixie” was her first published work Highly recommended

Ebook ↠ Because of Winn Dixie ê Kate DiCamillo

Because of Winn DixieKate DiCamillo's beloved best selling debut novel is now available in a paperback digest editionKate 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 fansThe s I think this is the year that I have discovered young adult and middle grade fiction as a genre full of uality 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 since her alcoholic mother ran away Opal shops one day and discovers a lost dog who she aptly named Winn Dixie Opal and Winn Dixie need each other and the preacher allows the dog to stay in their adult trailer park home We meet the cast of characters in Naomi and they all have a sad past From Otis at the pet store to Miss Franny Block at the library to Gloria Dump and all the children in town each person has a painful event that they are trying to forget or move on from They all open up and start enjoying life again due to the combined warmth of Winn Dixie's personality and Miss Franny's Littmus Lozenge candiesI recently read Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts Because of Winn Dixie seems like a kids book twin of the this book Both feature a young girl or woman who move to small town from a troubled past and breathe in all the charm that the community has to offer I highly recommend this book to middle grade kids and the adults in their lives who are looking for a positive read It could either be read at home or aloud in class and I'm sure it will generate many positive discussions about family community and life as a whole