DiCamillo, Kate. Because of Winn-Dixie. 2015. Candlewick. 208 pp. $5.29. ISBN: 0763680869
Opal Buloni, a lonely girl living with her father a quiet, heart-broken preacher, brings home a stray dog that she names Winn-Dixie, and together they make many unexpected friendships and learn about healing and the power of an open heart.