Because of Winn-Dixie
By Kate DiCamillo
(Candlewick Press (MA), Paperback, 9780763644321, 182pp.)
Publication Date: February 2009
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Kate 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 fans.
"Take one disarmingly engaging protagonist and put her in the company of a tenderly rendered canine and you've got yourself a recipe for the best kind of down-home literary treat. Kate DiCamillo's voice in Because of Winn-Dixie should carry from the steamy, sultry pockets of Florida clear across the miles to enchant young readers everywhere." — Karen Hesse, author of the Newbery-award winner Out of the Dust