A Girl, a Dog, and a Heartwarming Story
- What: Because of Winn-Dixie
- When: 8 to 12 years
- Why: Sweet, endearing
- Where: Amazon
Want a heart-warming tale to share with your kids? Whether you’re facing a move with your family, or just want to highlight the bond that kids and animals can share, you can’t go wrong with Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo.
This story starts with Opal discovering her dog in a grocery store after she’s moved to a new town with her father. The book goes on to tell her story of making friends and learning to adjust. Each chapter features another installment on Opal’s journey to forgiveness and happiness told from the point of view of ten-year-old India Opal Buloni. Enjoy the antics of small town living when kids entertained themselves with this sweet tale of a girl and her dog.
Whether you want a tale of friendship, loyalty, or the pains that come with change, these heart-warming characters will delight readers of all ages.