Because of Winn-Dixie Author:Kate DiCamillo A classic tale by Newbery Medalist Kate DiCamillo, America's beloved storyteller. — One summer?s day, ten-year-old India Opal Buloni goes down to the local supermarket for some groceries ? and comes home with a dog. But Winn-Dixie is no ordinary dog. It?s because of Winn-Dixie that Opal begins to make friends. And it?s because of Winn-Dixie that ... more »she finally dares to ask her father about her mother, who left when Opal was three. In fact, as Opal admits, just about everything that happens that summer is because of Winn-Dixie. Featuring a new cover illustration by E. B. Lewis.« less
This book is about a girl named Opal whose goes to the supermarket (winn-dixie) and find a friend who she names winn- dixie, since this dog has been with her she is happier and is solving long term issues.