Three Times Lucky
- Publish Date: 2013-12-31
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Sheila Turnage
A Newbery 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 cafÃ© owner with a forgotten past of his own--and Miss Lana, the fabulous cafÃ© 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.
* âA wickedly awesome taleâ¦Mo LoBeau is destined to become a standout character in childrenâs fiction.ââKirkus Reviews, starred review
* âTurnageâs lively novel features a distinctive voice and a community of idiosyncratic characters.ââBooklist, starred review
* Here is a writer who has never met a metaphor or simile she couldn't put to good use.âPublishers Weekly, starred review