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Sheila Turnage

  • 5 stars across 4 books
    Sheila Turnage is from eastern North Carolina, just like Miss Moses LoBeau, the protagonist from Three Times Lucky . Her first novel for children, Three Times Lucky , is a Newbery Honor winner, a New York Times bestseller, an E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor Book, and an Edgar Award finalist. It has been nominated for six state awards and has been licensed in five countries. Her follow up book, The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing , also a New York Times bestseller, has received five starred reviews, is a SIBA Okra Winter 14 pick, and a Junior Library Guild selection. Sheila is also the author of two nonfiction adult titles: Haunted Inns of the Southeast and Compass American Guides: North Carolina , as well as one picture book, Trout the Magnificent illustrated by Janet Stevens.
    28th April 2015

    The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing

    When Miss Lana makes an Accidental Bid at the Tupelo auction and winds up the mortified owner of an old inn, she doesn't... More

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    31st December 2013

    Three Times Lucky

    Rising sixth grader Miss Moses LoBeau lives in the small town of Tupelo Landing, NC, where everyone's business is fair g... More

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    4th April 2017

    The Odds of Getting Even

    The trial of the century has come to Tupelo Landing, NC. Mo and Dale, aka Desperado Detectives, head to court as star wi... More

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    10th September 2019

    The Law of Finders Keepers

    Pirate fever sweeps through town after an opportunistic treasure hunter shows up looking to lay claim to Blackbeard's lo... More

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