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The Reading Club's Featured Books

Our featured selections are award-winning books that are obtainable in print from libraries and bookstores, and are also available in alternate formats (electronic or braille). Grade levels are approximate.


Grades 3-6

Because of Winn-Dixie

By Kate Dicamillo

2001. Candlewick Press


Available in braille or electronic formats from the following sources:

1. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
free - Available in braille and Web-braille
www.loc.gov/nls/
(202) 707-5100)

2. Seedlings
$14.50 - for Braille versions.
www.seedlings.org
(800) 777-8552



Ten-year-old India has just moved to a new town. Her mom has left their family, her father's been hiding in his old "turtle shell," and all she wants is a friend. And that's when she meets Winn-Dixie, a stray dog she rescues at the local grocery store.

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