Three Times Lucky

By Turnage, Sheila

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ISBN
978-0-80373-367-2
Publisher
Dial


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on June 1, 2012  |  Fiction

Gr 4-7–Quick-thinking and precocious Mo LoBeau is hilarious in this modern-day mystery set in a small North Carolina town. The 11-year-old discovers the true meaning of family as she searches for her “upstream mother.”  As a baby, Mo was found washed ashore during a hurricane and has led a quiet life with the Colonel, a café owner with a hidden past, and Miss Lana, the fun and colorful café h...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on July 1, 2012

All too often, books set in the rural South feature quirky characters who grow like kudzu and completely strangle the plot. Here, Turnage comes close to letting that happen but never steps over the literary vine; her strong story emerges through, rather than around, the individuals who reside in Tupelo Landing, North Carolina. The town's center is a café owned by the Colonel, an amnesiac who rescued and informally adopted Moses (a.k.a. Mo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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