Because of Winn-Dixie

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Because of Winn-Dixie
Written by Kate DiCamillo
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763650072
ISBN-13: 9780763650070
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Because of Winn-Dixie

author: Kate DiCamillo

Millions of people around the world are devoted to the novels of Kate DiCamillo--and it all began with BECAUSE OF WINN-DIXIE. Ten years ago, this unforgettable novel about a lonely girl whose life is transformed by her friendship with a scruffy dog was awarded a Newbery Honor. Since then, itís become a runaway bestseller in more than twenty-five countries and has been turned into a major motion picture. Now readers can experience Kate DiCamilloís debut novel in a collectible signature edition that celebrates her ten years as a beloved storyteller.
Mark the tenth anniversary of Kate DiCamilloís cherished story with a beautiful gift edition featuring the authorís signature stamped on the cover. (Ages 9 and up)
suggested retail price (U.S.):
$15.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763650072 / 9780763650070
pub date:
10/2010
type/format:
Gift Book / Hardback
age range:
9 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
192 / 5 3/8" x 7"
grade range:
Grade 4 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
Fiction; Animals; Social Issues;
author’s comments:
Kate DiCamillo says of writing Because of Winn Dixie, "I was living in an apartment where no dogs were allowed. As a result, I was suffering from a serious case of 'dog withdrawal.' One night, before I went to sleep, I heard this little girl's voice (with a Southern accent) say, 'I have a dog named Winn-Dixie.' When I woke up the next morning, the voice was still talking, and I started writing down what India Opal Buloni was telling me. The book is (I hope) a hymn of praise to dogs, friendship, and the South."
 
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