DiCamillo, Kate

Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamilloBecause of Winn Dixie (2000)
From Publishers Weekly Through the love she gains from her new pet, a girl gains the courage to ask her father about the mother who abandoned them. "In this exquisitely crafted first novel [a Newbery Honor book], each chapter possesses an arc of its own and reads almost like a short story in its completeness," said PW in our Best Books of 2000 citation. Ages 8-up.
Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamilloTiger Rising (2001)
From Publishers Weekly After Rob's mother dies, he and his father move to a new town to get a fresh start, he discovers a caged tiger in the woods. An emotionally rich story about a boy caught in the powerful grip of grief. Ages 8-up.
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