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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
 
Chapter Books
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Non fiction
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Awards
Newbery Medal Best Novel nominee (2013) : Three Times Lucky