Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Because of Winn-Dixie

Title: Because of Winn-Dixie
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Publisher: Candlewick
ISBN: 0-7636-1605-2
Why Read?: Book Club
Challenges: Young Adult Contemporary, Borrowed, 100 Books in a Year

Thoughts: Normally, I shy away from books about dogs (especially ones for MG), but my book club was reading this, so I had to. I am glad I did. There was a sad part, but unlike some children's classics, this did have (SPOILER ALERT!) a happy ending. DiCamillo has written a heart-filled story about a lonely little girl, her stay dog, and the meaning of friendship.
Rating: 4 stars

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