1. The Winn-Dixie Grocery Store- The Winn-Dixie grocery store is in Naomi, Florida and is where the first scene of the book takes place. When Opal walks in to get her groceries, she sees that it is very chaotic because there is a dog running around. When the manager is still on the floor after getting knocked down by the dog, he says to call the pound and Opal doesn't want that to happen. To save the dog from going to the pound, she calls him over, as if he was her own dog, and decides to adopt him. The Winn-Dixie grocery store is a very important place in this book because it is where Opal finds Winn-Dixie and it is where Opal's life changes.
2. Friendly Corners Trailer Park- The Friendly Corners Trailer Park is an all adult trailer park in Naomi, Florida and Opal was able to stay there because she was a good, quiet kid. Winn-Dixie also had to act like an "exception" as well as Opal. The Friendly Corners Trailer Park is important to the story because it is where Opal, the preacher, and Winn-Dixie live.
3. Open Arms Baptist Church- The Open Arms Baptist Church in Naomi, Florida isn't a regular-looking church for many reasons. First of all, it used to be a Pick-it-Quick store, so the first thing you see when you walk in is the motto of the Pick-it-Quick store on the floor. The Open Arms Baptist Church also has no pews and people…show more content… Herman W. Block Memorial Library- This library is owned and run by Miss Franny Block in Naomi, Florida. When she was a young girl, for her birthday she wanted a small library to share all the books in them with other people. Her father, being a rich man, built the library and she was able to become a librarian at a very young age. The Herman W. Block Memorial Library is important to the story because it is where Opal and Winn-Dixie make another friend, it's where they spend a lot of their summer, where she learns many stories, where she discovers Littmus Lozenges, and it's the place that causes Opal and Amanda Wilkinson to become