Because of Winn Dixie

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763644321
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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.

Because of Winn Dixie

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763649456
Release Date: 2009-09-08
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

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 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 and an excerpt of Kate DiCamillo's newest novel, Raymie Nightingale.

A Guide for Using Because of Winn Dixie in the Classroom

Author: Melissa Hart
Publisher: Teacher Created Resources
ISBN: 9780743931595
Release Date: 2002-09-01
Genre: Education

When ten-year-old India Opal Buloni moves to Naomi, Florida, with her preacher father, she doesn't know what to expect - least of all, that she'll adopt Winn-Dixie, a dog she names after the supermarket where they met. Opal is lonely at first, but with such an unusually friendly dog at her side, she makes some unusual friends and discovers she has a whole lot to be thankful for.

Because of Winn Dixie Movie Scrapbook

Author: Jean K. Kwon
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
ISBN: 0763628174
Release Date: 2004-12-18
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

In this companion to the film, which includes photographs from the movie set and recipes, the dog Winn-Dixie describes how he met ten-year-old India Opal Buloni and all the good things that happened to them as a result.

An Instructional Guide for Literature Because of Winn Dixie

Author: Tracy Pearce
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480769144
Release Date: 2014-11-01
Genre:

Learn how Winn-Dixie encourages Opal to make friends by completing fun, challenging activities and lessons in this instructional guide for literature, created to support this award-winning children's favorite. This guide is the perfect tool to aid students in analyzing and comprehending this inspiring story. Appealing and challenging cross-curricular lessons and activities incorporate research-based literacy skills to help students become thorough readers. These lessons and activities work in conjunction with the text to teach students how to analyze and comprehend story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and much more.

Because of Winn Dixie

Author: BookCaps
Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides
ISBN: 9781621071556
Release Date: 2012
Genre: Biography & Autobiography

The perfect companion to Kate Dicamillo’s "Because of Winn-Dixie," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

The Tiger Rising

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763618988
Release Date: 2002-07-01
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Eleven-year-old Rob Horton, who passes the time in his rural Florida community by wood carving, is drawn by his spunky but angry friend Sistine into a plan to free a caged tiger. Reprint.

Because of Winn Dixie

Author: Carol Alexander
Publisher: Learning Links
ISBN: 076751159X
Release Date: 2003-01-01
Genre:

Use Novel-Ties ® study guides as your total guided reading program. Reproducible pages in chapter-by-chapter format provide you with the right questions to ask, the important issues to discuss, and the organizational aids that help students get the most out of each book they read.

Because of Winn Dixie Close Reading and Text Dependent Questions

Author: Tracy Pearce
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480795266
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre:

Students analyze Because of Winn-Dixie using key skills from the Common Core. Close reading of the text is required to answer text-dependent questions. Included are student pages with the text-dependent questions as well as suggested answers.

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763643676
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Edward Tulane, a cold-hearted and proud toy rabbit, loves only himself until he is separated from the little girl who adores him and travels across the country, acquiring new owners and listening to their hopes, dreams, and histories. Jr Lib Guild. Teacher's Guide available. Reprint.

Because of Winn Dixie Making Cross Curricular Connections

Author: Tracy Pearce
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480795273
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre:

These cross-curricular activities for Because of Winn-Dixie incorporate key skills from the Common Core. The activities integrate literature with social studies, science, mathematics, and more. Activity pages engage and challenge students.

A Literature Kit for Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Author: David McAleese
Publisher: Classroom Complete Press
ISBN: 1553193253
Release Date: 2006-09
Genre: Education

A Literature Kit. Your students will enjoy this wonderful story of loss and longing, of loneliness, friendships and the finding of contentment in a place for oneself. This is a story in which a ten-year-old girl must face the abandonment of her mother, and find the answer to the question Will she ever come back? The answer, surprisingly, is No!, but India Opal Buloni, over the course of the novel, learns to deal with this answer through her experiences and support of a growing circle of friends, all of whom have also suffered some kind of loss themselves. And finally, it is the story of the love between a girl and her dog, a pet that has an uncanny ability to bring kindred spirits together.

Because of Winn Dixie Comprehension Assessment

Author: Tracy Pearce
Publisher: Teacher Created Materials
ISBN: 9781480795310
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Genre:

These assessment questions for Because of Winn-Dixie are modeled after current testing models requiring students to revisit the text for answers. Students have to support their opinions and inferences with examples from the text.

Raymie Nightingale

Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick Press
ISBN: 9780763681173
Release Date: 2016
Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Raymie Clarke has come to realize that everything, absolutely everything, depends on her. And she has a plan. If Raymie can win the Little Miss Central Florida Tire competition, then her father, who left town two days ago with a dental hygienist, will see Raymie's picture in the paper and (maybe) come home. But as the competition approaches, loneliness, loss, and unanswerable questions draw Raymie and some of the other contestants into an unlikely friendship and challenge each of them to come to the rescue in unexpected ways.