Because of Winn-Dixie Kate DiCamillo Setting • It takes place in a little town. • They mess around in Gloria Dump’s back yard. • Opal found a job at a pet store. Otis • He plays music. That’s his thing. • He went to jail for hitting a cop. • Now he is a manager at a pet store. Stevie • He picks on people like Opal. • He had a bald head from having fleas. • He got called a bald-headed baby. Conflicts • Stevie and Dunlap hate having fleas. • Opal is lonely because nobody likes her. • Otis doesn’t like being around too many people. Climax Everybody was outside in a thunderstorm. They forgot about Winn-Dixie. They went inside and Winn-Dixie was gone. Then they kept looking for him, but found no sign of him. Thoughts • I liked how Winn-Dixie smiles! • I liked how Otis got the animals to calm down! • I was surprised that Winn- Dixie listened! • Stevie and Dunlap should be quiet. • Stevie is sometimes like me. Theme cdn.channel.aol.com/ aolmovies/because_of_winn.. • I learned kind of how to handle a dog.