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Sheila Turnage

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Sheila Turnage is from eastern North Carolina, just like Miss Moses LoBeau, the protagonist from Three Times Lucky. Her first novel for children, Three Times Lucky, is a Newbery Honor Award winner, a New York Times bestseller, an E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor Book, and an Edgar Award finalist.

The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing, a companion to Three Times Lucky will release in early 2014. Sheila is also the author of two nonfiction adult titles: Haunted Inns of the Southeast and Compass American Guides: North Carolina as well as one picture book, Trout the Magnificent illustrated by Janet Stevens.

Genres: Children's Fiction
   Island of Spies (2022)
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Sheila Turnage recommends
The Mysterious Messenger (2020)
Gilbert Ford
"Gilbert Ford has conjured up a winner with this spirited, tender-hearted page-turner. You can't help pulling for funny, spunky Maria as her lonely quest becomes a treasure hunt of the heart."
The War That Saved My Life (2015)
(War , book 1)
Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
"I love Ada's bold heart, keen wit, and amazingly fresh point of view. Her story's riveting. I was with her every step of the way."

Award nominations
2013 Newbery Medal (nominee) : Three Times Lucky
2013 Edgar Award for Best Juvenile (nominee) : Three Times Lucky

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