Three Times Lucky

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Dial Books for Young Readers, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 312 pages
36 Reviews
Newbery honor winner, "New York Times" bestseller, Edgar Award Finalist, and E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor book.
A hilarious Southern debut with the kind of characters you meet once in a lifetime
Rising sixth grader Miss Moses LoBeau lives in the small town of Tupelo Landing, NC, where everyone's business is fair game and no secret is sacred. She washed ashore in a hurricane eleven years ago, and she's been making waves ever since. Although Mo hopes someday to find her "upstream mother," she's found a home with the Colonel--a cafe owner with a forgotten past of his own--and Miss Lana, the fabulous cafe hostess. She will protect those she loves with every bit of her strong will and tough attitude. So when a lawman comes to town asking about a murder, Mo and her best friend, Dale Earnhardt Johnson III, set out to uncover the truth in hopes of saving the only family Mo has ever known.
Full of wisdom, humor, and grit, this timeless yarn will melt the heart of even the sternest Yankee.

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User Review  - elenchus - LibraryThing

Mo and her friend Dale brashly take on the investigation of a local murder. They are cheeky, and over their heads, but they and the residents of Tupelo Landing learn there's more to these two than ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rosa.Mill - LibraryThing

Mo LoBeau lives in Tupelo Landing with Miss Lana and the Colonel. Eleven years ago Mo floated down the river during a storm and the Colonel found her after getting into a car accident and forgetting ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Sheila Turnage lives in Maury, North Carolina.

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