Epub ❤ Because Of Winn-Dixie Author Kate DiCamillo – 1sm.info

Because Of Winn-Dixie We Like This Book Because It Is A Newbery Honor Book And A New York Times Best Seller Topics Such As Friendship, Loneliness, And Acceptance Are Explored In Depth It Portrays A Touching Relationship Between A Girl And Her Dog Children Who Also Feel Lonely Can Identify With Opal And Realize That There Is Always Hope


About the Author: Kate DiCamillo

Kate DiCamillo, the newly named National Ambassador for Young People s Literature for 2014 2015, says about stories, When we read together, we connect Together, we see the world Together, we see one another Born in Philadelphia, the author lives in Minneapolis, where she faithfully writes two pages a day, five days a week Kate DiCamillo s own journey is something of a dream come true After moving to Minnesota from Florida in her twenties, homesickness and a bitter winter helped inspire Because of Winn Dixie her first published novel, which, remarkably, became a runaway bestseller and snapped up a Newbery Honor After the Newbery committee called me, I spent the whole day walking into walls, she says I was stunned And very, very happy Her second novel, The Tiger Rising, went on to become a National Book Award Finalist Since then, the master storyteller has written for a wide range of ages, including two comical early chapter book series Mercy Watson, which stars a porcine wonder with an obsession for buttered toast, and Bink Gollie, which celebrates the tall and short of a marvelous friendship as well as a luminous holiday picture book, Great Joy.Her latest novel, Flora Ulysses The Illuminated Adventures, won the 2014 Newbery Medal It was released in fall 2013 to great acclaim, including five starred reviews, and was an instant New York Times bestseller Flora Ulysses is a laugh out loud story filled with eccentric, endearing characters and featuring an exciting new format a novel interspersed with comic style graphic sequences and full page illustrations, all rendered in black and white by up and coming artist K G Campbell It was a 2013 Parents Choice Gold Award Winner and was chosen by , Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and Common Sense Media as a Best Book of the Year.



10 thoughts on “Because Of Winn-Dixie

  1. says:

    India Opal and her father, the preacher, have moved from Watley to Naomi, Florida Opal had to leave all her friends behind and she s adapting to living in a new place Her mother has abandoned her and she s feeling very sad and lonely Her father preaches at a church he opened that was previously a convenience store He works too much and


  2. says:

    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 fe


  3. says:

    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 preache


  4. says:

    A wonderful dog who brings people together What s not to like


  5. says:

    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


  6. says:

    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 awards.The 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 on


  7. says:

    Because of Winn Dixie, Kate DiCamilloA 10 year old girl named India Opal Bulloni , has just moved to a trailer park, in the small town of Naomi, Florida, with her father who is known as The Preacher , because he preaches at the local church While in the supermarket, Opal sees a scruffy dog, wrecking the store Opal decides to take him home Miss Franny Block, a librarian, shares great stori


  8. says:

    It s not difficult to see why this beautiful book has won numerous awards After reading a few friends reviews for this book I simply knew I had to read it and I m so glad I did This is a heartwarming tale of a young girl named Opal who lives with her father Growing up without her mother has not been easy for Opal and she s been feeling a sense of loneliness through her childhood But that s all abo


  9. says:

    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 chasi


  10. says:

    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 listene


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