The fifth grade students read Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo. To celebrate the themes and ideas from the book, we had a party. The party included food items from the book, like egg salad, punch, and even Littmus Lozenges! The students brought in pictures of their pets and we celebrated their pets by creating decorations with their pictures. The students concluded the celebration by watching the movie Because of Winn-Dixie. They will be writing an essay comparing the book and movie in L.A.. It was a wonderful day with lots of amazing food!