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Because of Winn-Dixie
Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni finds moving to Naomi, Florida with her preacher father very difficult, but when she adopts a stray dog she finds at the local supermarket, her life takes a turn for the better. Over the course of her first summer in Naomi, with the help of her new animal friend, Winn-Dixie, Opal makes new and fascinating friends, and gets her father to open up about there long-absent mother. Opal grows to appreciate all of the wonderful things in her life, and while she begins to realize that her mother is never coming back, she also knows that she has so much to be thankful for. Novel by Kate Dicamillo. Reproducible chapter questions, plus comprehension questions, a story summary, author biography, creative and cross curricular activities, complete with answer key. What would you like to know about this product?
It's a combination of the excellent writing by the author, a story both poignant and humorous and a main character, year-old Opal Buloni, who, along with her dog Winn-Dixie, will win readers' hearts. The story centers on Opal and the summer she moves with her father to Naples, Florida. With the help of Winn-Dixie, Opal conquers loneliness, makes unusual friends and even convinces her father to tell her 10 things about her mother who abandoned the family seven years ago.
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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 Peac e. 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.