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Author: Sheila Turnage; Dial Books for Young Readers,
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, ©2012
Series: A Mo & Dale mystery, 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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 café and co-parent of Mo with his cook, Miss Lana, seems implicated in a murder.
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Genre/Form: Newbery Medal: Honor book
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheila Turnage; Dial Books for Young Readers,
ISBN: 9780803736702 0803736703 9780142426050 0142426059 9781451740370 1451740379
OCLC Number: 730403699
Notes: "Book design by Jasmin Rubero"--Title page verso.
Awards: Newbery Medal Honor Book, 2013.
Target Audience: Middle School.; 560
Description: 312 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Trouble in Tupelo Landing --
The Colonel --
The three day rules --
Meeting up at Lavender's --
At the Carolina raceway --
Keep your windows closed and doors locked --
Desperados --
Miss Lana --
The cousin information network --
At the tobacco barn --
Murder weapon to go --
Stay away from my crime scene --
Don't call me baby --
Deputy Marla --
A spiritual curveball --
Lavender blues --
Mr. Jesse's final contribution --
Miss Lana! --
Listening to the stars --
A suitcase full of cash --
Ransom --
A town full of nobodies --
Creative chaos --
Right under our noses --
A hurricane party --
Sorry --
Storm break --
Didn't see it coming --
Dear upstream mother.
Series Title: A Mo & Dale mystery, 1.
Responsibility: by Sheila Turnage.


Rising sixth grader Miss Moses LoBeau lives in the small town of Tupelo Landing, NC. Although Mo hopes someday to find her "upstream mother," she's found a home with the Colonel and Miss Lana. When a  Read more...
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Praise for Three Times Lucky * "A wickedly awesome tale...Mo LoBeau is destined to become a standout character in children's fiction."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review * "Turnage's lively novel Read more...

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Three Times Lucky

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2014-04-21) Excellent Permalink

For students who like to solve things this is a must read book.  This book is more for 4th thru 5th grades. Mo and her best friend are caught up in a crime. In solving it she discovers what is really important to her. 

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