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Three Times Lucky (edition 2012)

by Sheila Turnage

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Title:Three Times Lucky
Authors:Sheila Turnage
Info:Dial (2012), Hardcover, 256 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:children's fiction, mystery, orphans

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Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

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This was the book everyone was talking about when I worked at a bookstore for 3 days last summer. Worth the hype. ( )
  eevoss | Apr 21, 2016 |
What a pleasant read! ( )
  JNSelko | Apr 20, 2016 |
This book is about an eleven year old girl named Moe. She lives in a small town where the Colonel and a woman named Mrs. Lana takes care of her. She got put adrift by her mother in a hurricane and the Colonel found her. She has a best friend named Dale. One day a man in town gets murdered. Will Dale and Moe figure out who did it?
I liked this book because of all the action in it. The mystery of who killed one of the people living in town keeps you on edge. It becomes very suspenseful at the end, and ends with an unexpected twist. I recommend this book to people who like a good mystery. ( )
  ditani | Mar 28, 2016 |
Mo and her best friend Dale love to solve mysteries. And when Mr. Jesse turns up dead, it's up to them to find out what happened. On the way the meet different people like a detective who gets in the way and a member of the police force named Deputy Marla. But when Miss Lana is kidnapped things start to get tricky. They find out lots of things like Deputy Marla helped out the kidnapper but in the end everything is okay. I loved this book! I would recommend it to someone who is looking for suspense and mystery. ( )
  RajuR16 | Mar 20, 2016 |
This is, sadly, one of those children's books written for adults who read children's books rather than for children. Even worse, I hear she's writing a sequel! ( )
  EmilyRokicki | Feb 26, 2016 |
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For my parents-Vivian Taylor Turnage and A.C. Turnage, Jr.-who taught me to love books.
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Trouble cruised into Tupelo Landing at exactly seven minutes past noon on Wednesday, the third of June, flashing a gold badge and driving a Chevy Impala the color of dirt.
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His newt, Sir Isaac, stirred in the terrarium. (p. 209)
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Mo LeBeau 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. 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, and will protect those she loves with every bit of he strong will. 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. (ARC)
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Washed ashore as a baby in tiny Tupelo Landing, North Carolina, Mo LoBeau, now eleven, and her best friend Dale turn detective when the amnesiac Colonel, owner of a cafâe and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder.

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