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.
Age Range: From 9 to 12
Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA), October 2010
Product Dimensions: 7.1 L × 5.72 W × 0.73 H
Publisher Marketing: Mark the tenth anniversary of Kate DiCamillo s cherished story with a beautiful gift edition featuring the author s signature stamped on the cover.
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, it s become a runaway bestseller in more than twenty-five countries and has been turned into a major motion picture. Now readers can experience Kate DiCamillo s debut novel in a collectible signature edition that celebrates her ten years as a beloved storyteller.
Contributor Bio: DiCamillo, Kate
Kate DiCamillo is the acclaimed author of many books for young readers, including The Tale of Despereaux, winner of the Newbery Medal; Because of Winn-Dixie, a Newbery Honor Book; and The Tiger Rising, a National Book Award finalist. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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