Ben Cooper & Diane Fry Series by Stephen Booth
Because of Winn-Dixie
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The Because of Winn-Dixie Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter With Winn Dixie by her side, we see friendly Opal quickly form It is because of Winn- Dixie that the Preacher opens up and finally sees his daughter. Years late that room of books has made Miss Franny an isolated woman who.
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Ten-year-old Opal as her father calls her has just moved to the town of Naomi, Florida, and knows no one. Opal's very first friend in Naomi is a dirty, stray dog she finds in the Winn-Dixie grocery store. Together, they make friends all over town, but there's a sadness in Opal's heart that even Winn-Dixie can't salve: Opal's mother left her and the Preacher when Opal was a baby. The sadness Opal feels is echoed in the other characters she meets, but through the sharing her friendship and fellowship, Opal is able to heal her heart and creates a family from the friends she's chosen. His deep hurt over losing his wife
These notes were contributed by members of the GradeSaver community. India Opal Buloni is the ten year old protagonist of the story. She lives with her father whom she refers to as Preacher in a small town. Her mother left the two of them when Opal was three, Opal still yearns for her mother after all these years. She eagerly grasps onto any knowledge about her mother which she can learn and never stops hoping that one day they will be reunited.