Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

September 4th, 2010 by

Submitted by Jenna, Age 12 from Maine

Rating: ★★★★★

This book might look like a boring story like one of those picture books about a kid and dog. But it’s really not. This book is about a girl who came with her father to a new town. Opal, the 10-year-old girl, wants to meet people, make new friends, and is lonely for her mother who left her when she was just a baby. But all changes when she meets a dog at a grocery store, whom she takes in and names the dog Winn Dixie after the grocery store where she found him. After finding the dog, Opal’s life turns around. From befriending a librarian and a lonely woman to working at a pet store to being invited to a birthday party and making her father come out of his shell to tell Opal about her mother, Winn Dixie is making everything happen. This is a heartwarming story about a dog who helps a young girl through her life as a companion.

4 Responses

  • Bob writes:
    September 29th, 2010 at 6:50 pm

    I absolutely loved this book. I would suggest it to everybody I know.

  • Ryan writes:
    January 2nd, 2013 at 12:12 pm

    This is a veary good book is veary funny

  • kiddiemomo writes:
    February 24th, 2015 at 9:03 pm

    (a tear is running down my eye)

  • Mishal writes:
    December 2nd, 2016 at 1:40 pm

    This is a really good book review! And i agree, this is a really good book!

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