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The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing

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The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Sheila Turnage
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Apr 28, 2015 | ISBN 9780142425718
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  • Apr 28, 2015 | ISBN 9780142425718 | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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“The perspicacious Mo LoBeau is at it again!. . . humor and action abound.”—School Library Journal, starred review

“Just as its predecessor did, this sequel shines thanks to Turnage’s deft, lyrical language and engaging characters.”—Kirkus, starred review

“Turnage’s ability to create convincing characters and her colorful use of language combine to make this a fresh, droll, rewarding trip to Tupelo Landing.”—Booklist, starred review

“The budding detective has clearly taken to heart something her foster mother always emphasizes: ‘All the world’s a stage, sugar, so hop on up there.'”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“With less real danger here than in the first book, some Scooby Doo twists, and a bona fide ghost, this is sure to please both fans and readers new to Mo, who remains as quotable as she is lovable. . . .we certainly hope there is more to come from the Desperado Detectives.”—The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books, starred review

“A rollicking sequel.”—Wall Street Journal

A 2015 Texas Bluebonnet Award Nominee

 •  Newbery Honor
 •  New York Times bestseller
 •  Edgar Award Finalist
 •  EB White Read-Aloud Award Honor Book

“What do you get when you combine Because of Winn-Dixie‘s heart with the mystery and action of Holes?…Mo LoBeau is destined to become a standout character in children’s fiction.”—Kirkus, starred review

“Here is a writer who has never met a metaphor or simile she couldn’t put to good use.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“Turnage’s lively novel features a distinctive voice and a community of idiosyncratic characters.”—Booklist, starred review

“The heroine of Sheila Turnage’s “Three Times Lucky” is so plucky that young readers may wish she lived next door.”—Wall Street Journal

“A literary descendant of Scout Finch of “To Kill a Mockingbird”—Mo LoBeau announces this novel’s mystery from behind the counter of the Tupelo Diner: ‘There’s been a murder and we’re out of soup.'”—Newsday


Kansas William Allen White Children’s Book Award NOMINEE 2017

North Carolina Children’s Book Award NOMINEE 2016

South Carolina Children’s Book Award NOMINEE 2016

Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award NOMINEE

YALSA Amazing Audiobooks for Young Adults NOMINEE 2016

Amazon Best of the Month SELECTION 2014

Amazon Best of the Year So Far SELECTION 2014

Okra Picks SELECTION 2014

Texas Bluebonnet Master List SELECTION 2015

The Washington Post “Best Books” SELECTION 2014

SIBA Book Award FINALIST 2015

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