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Chapter 1

What is the main idea of this chapter?

What two details does Opal notice right away when she enters the grocery store that show there is something unusual happening?

How does the dog seem to feel about being inside the store?

Why does Opal say that the dog belongs to her?

Why does Opal name the dog Winn–Dixie?

Opal meets Winn–Dixie in the "produce" department of the store.

What does the word "produce" mean as used in this chapter?

What detail in this chapter best shows that Winn–Dixie does not have an owner before he meets Opal?

What causes Opal to love Winn–Dixie very quickly?