Because of Winn-Dixie
by Kate DiCamillo
Because of Winn-Dixie Quotes
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"See," I said, "you don't have any family and neither do I. I've got the preacher, of course. But I don't have a mama. I mean I have one, but I don't know where she is. She left when I was three ye...
Compassion and Forgiveness Quotes
"You know, my eyes ain't too good at all. I can't see nothing but the general shape of things, so I got to rely on my heart. Why don't you go on and tell me everything about yourself, so as I can s...
Sometimes he reminded me of a turtle, hiding inside its shell, in there thinking about things and not ever sticking his head out into the world. (2.14)
Winn-Dixie looked up at me while I was telling him everything, and I swear he understood. (2.5)
"We could be friends," I said to Miss Franny. "I mean you and me and Winn-Dixie, we could all be friends."Miss Franny smiled even bigger. "Why, that would be grand," she said, "just grand." (7.29-30)
"You're a mess," I told him. "I bet you don't belong to anybody." (1.21)
It's hard not to immediately fall in love with a dog who has a good sense of humor. (1.23)
I knew I had done something big. And maybe stupid, too. But I couldn't help it. I couldn't let that dog go to the pound. (1.9)