Reading--Because of Winn-Dixie

Because of Winn-Dixie
Because of Winn Dixie
grand     excellent; wonderful
memorial  helping people to remember a person, thing, or event
peculiar     strange; unusual
positive     without doubt; sure
prideful     overly proud of oneself
recalls       remembers
selecting   picking out; choosing

Moving to a new town can be hard, and making new friends can be even harder. With the help of her dog, Winn-Dixie, Opal is able to get to know Miss Franny Block, the local librarian. Miss Block tells Opal an exciting tale about a bear that once wandered into the library.