Because of Winn-Dixie
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Source:Candlewick Press, Volume 1st, Cambridge, Mass., p.182 (2000)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3604 .I23 B43 2000
Keywords:American Library Association Notable Children's Bk 2001, City and town life--Florida--Fiction, City and town life--Florida--Juvenile fiction, Dogs--Fiction, Dogs--Juvenile fiction, Florida--Fiction, Florida--Juvenile fiction, Newbery Honors 2001, School Library Journal Best Books 2000, Young Reader's Choice Award 2003
Summary: Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big ugly dog Winn-Dixie.
Lexile measure 610; ages 9-12; book level 3.9; realistic fiction