is an awesome book written by the amazing Kate DiCamillo. Kate DiCamillo is also the author of Because of Winn Dixie, Flora and Ulysses and The Tale of Despereaux (Just to name a few!).
My Because of Winn Dixie resource is here:
Because of Winn-Dixie Newspaper Creative Writing Activity
This book is about a young girl who is dealing with her father leaving with another woman. This girl, Raymie Clarke, hatches a plan to get her picture in the paper to entice her father home. Raymie is joined by two other girls (Louisiana and Beverly) in her journey and is forever changed by the experiences she as with them.
This newspaper has 3 creative writing prompts or columns:
1. Write as the voice of Raymie and explain what your plan will be in the future.
2. Write as the voice of Louisiana and explain how your experience has changed your life.
3. Write from the voice of Beverly and infer what she discussed with her Mom while at the hospital. How will her life be different now?