Because Of Winn-Dixie

Author: Kate DiCamillo


One day a young kid named Indiana Opal had to go down to the gas station to get some macaroni-and-cheese, white rice, and two tomatoes for his father who he called the preacher. He ended up coming home with a dog who he named Winn-Dixie. Read more to go through the journey with Opal and the dog to go on a search to look for Indian Opals mother.


  • Indiana Opal
  • Preacher (father)
  • Winn-Dixie
  • Gloria Dump

Minor Characters

  • Otis
  • Gertrude
  • Miss Franny Block
  • Mrs. Dewberry
  • Amanda
  • Littmus W. Block
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  • Grocery store
  • Naomi, Florida
  • Gertude's Pet store
  • The trailer park
  • Gloria's house
Because of Winn Dixie Book Trailer
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Book Rating/Recommendations

I give this book a 5 out of 5 star rating because it is a easier book to comprehend with. Usually I get lost or confused in books. Ever since I read Because Of Winn-Dixie I understand it more. I recommend this book for anyone that likes a quick read. It is only 180 pages. Kate DiCamillo is the author, and she wrote the books The Tale Of Despereaux, The Tiger Rising, and Edward Tulane.
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Quotes from the book

Here are some of my favorite quotes from the book.