Sheila Turnage Books in Order

The Sheila Turnage books have become so popular over the years that generation after generation, people keep going back to them.

If you're just starting with it and want a reading list, you're in luck. Here we list out all the Sheila Turnage books in order; keeping in mind various factors like the publication year, reviews, its popularity among readers, etc.

It’s always a good idea to read such book titles in sequence so that you don't miss out on the story plot and its discussions in the book clubs.

Publication Order of Mo & Dale Mysteries Books

Three Times Lucky

Turnage, Sheila 2012

A Newbery Honor Book"An irresistible Southern narrator—a literary descendant of Scout Finch of To Kill a Mockingbird." —NewsdayRising sixth grader Miss Moses LoBeau lives in the small town of Tupelo Landing, NC, where everyone's business is fair game and no secret is sacred.

She washed ashore in a hurricane eleven years ago, and she's been making waves ever since. Although Mo hopes someday to find her "upstream mother," she's found a home with the Colonel--a café owner with a forgotten past of his own--and Miss Lana, the fabulous café hostess.

She will protect those she loves with every bit of her strong will and tough attitude. So when a lawman comes to town asking about a murder, Mo and her best friend, Dale Earnhardt Johnson III, set out to uncover the truth in hopes of saving the only family Mo has ever known.

Look for all the Mo & Dale Mysteries: The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing, The Odds of Getting Even, and The Law of Finders Keepers* “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 features a distinctive voice and a community of idiosyncratic characters.

”—Booklist, 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

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The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing

Turnage, Sheila 2014

The eagerly anticipated followup to the Newbery honor winner and New York Times bestseller, Three Times Lucky When Miss Lana winds up the mortified owner of an old inn with an unidentified ghost in the fine print, Mo’s itching to take the case. Plus, a historical ghost might make for some much needed Extra Credit in history.

Who’s haunting the old inn? And why? Mo and Dale set out to solve their second big case—only to find the inn might not be the only thing in Tupelo Landing haunted by the past.  A laugh out loud, ghostly, Southern mystery that can be enjoyed by readers visiting Tupelo Landing for the first time, as well as those who are old friends of Mo and Dale.

Look for all the Mo & Dale Mysteries: The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing, The Odds of Getting Even, and The Law of Finders Keepers "A rollicking sequel." —Wall Street Journal "An irresistible Southern narrator—a literary descendant of Scout Finch of To Kill a Mockingbird.

" —Newsday on Three Times Lucky

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The Odds of Getting Even

Turnage, Sheila 2015

Humor and action abound in the next Mo & Dale Mystery—follow-up to the Newbery Honor winner and New York Times bestseller Three Times LuckyThe trial of the century has come to Tupelo Landing, NC. Mo and Dale, aka Desperado Detectives, head to court as star witnesses against Dale's daddy--confessed kidnapper Macon Johnson.

Dale's nerves are jangled, but Mo, who doesn't mind getting even with Mr. Macon for hurting her loved ones, looks forward to a slam dunk conviction--if everything goes as expected. Of course nothing goes as expected. Macon Johnson sees to that. In no time flat, Macon's on the run, Tupelo Landing's in lockdown, and Dale's brother's life hangs in the balance.

With Harm Crenshaw, newly appointed intern, Desperado Detectives are on the case. But it means they have to take on a tough client--one they'd never want in a million years.Look for all the Mo & Dale Mysteries: Three Times Lucky, The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing, and The Law of Finders Keepers* “As always, Turnage's tale is full of heart and perfect for reading on a front porch.

” – Kirkus Reviews, starred review* “Another rewarding adventure . . .The writing lulls you with laughter, then occasionally blindsides you with unexpected tenderness.”—Booklist, starred review

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The Law of Finders Keepers

Turnage, Sheila 2018

The heart-warming conclusion to the beloved Mo & Dale Mysteries by Newbery Honor author Sheila Turnage featuring the most shocking case yet!Pirate fever sweeps through the town after an opportunistic treasure hunter shows up looking to lay claim to Blackbeard's lost gold buried somewhere in Tupelo Landing.

When the (probably) world-famous Desperado Detectives--Mo and Dale and Harm--are hired by Mayor Little's mother to find the pirate loot for her, and the high-stakes race for riches is on!  But that's not the only treasure hunt in town. Mo LoBeau unearths shocking new clues that may lead to her long-lost Upstream Mother--in the riskiest, scariest, and possibly richest case of her life.

  Will Mo find her Upstream Mother? Can the Desperados sidestep Blackbeard's curse and outsmart a professional treasure hunter? Will Dale faint under the pressure of Valentine's Day?   Could the stakes be any higher? Yes. With twin treasures hanging in the balance, Mo, Dale, and Harm realize one of them may have to leave Tupelo Landing.

For good.Readers can come to this new Mo & Dale Mystery right after Three Times Lucky if they like. And don't miss the rest of the Mo & Dale Mysteries! Three Times Lucky The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing The Odds of Getting Even

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Publication Order of Chapter Books

Trout the Magnificent

Turnage, Sheila 1984
Trout is determined to learn how to fly, but Owl convinces him that he is special just the way he is Read More

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Compass Guide to North Carolina

Turnage, Sheila 1998

Compass American Guides: North Carolina is a perfect choice for visitors and locals alike. From private lore to time-warp general stores, well-rounded coverage reveals the quirky sites and fascinating stories of the entire region. The 5th edition has a sleek new package and additional reader-friendly elements to enhance the captivating narrative, and gorgeous full-color photos from a local writer and photographer.

Features include:•New star icons that highlight the state’s don’t-miss sights and experiences, from atmospheric Outer Banks lighthouses to Appalachia’s Blue Ridge Parkway•All-new reviews of local favorite places to stay and eat in each region, from barbeque joints, fish camps, and New Southern restaurants to historic B&Bs and country getaways •New “Great Drives” features that make it easy to plan your perfect day tripFodor’s.

For Choice Travel Experiences.

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Haunted Inns of the Southeast

Turnage, Sheila 2001

Whether you like sleeping among spirits or simply enjoy reading a good ghost story, Haunted Inns of the Southeast is your guide to ninety mysterious places across nine states. At the Don Cesar Resort in St. Petersburg, Florida, you might witness a man dressed like Panama Jack chatting with workers.

He is Thomas Rowe, the resort's founder, who died more than sixty years ago. At the Andrew Jackson Hotel in New Orleans―America's most openly haunted city―the courtyard is turned into a playground by orphans who perished in a fire many years past.

At the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina, author Sheila Turnage checks into room 545 and tries to solve the mystery of the "Pink Lady." In Union, South Carolina, guests at the Merridun may be joined in bed by the ghost of a little white dog.

You'll be both chilled and amused by these stories, some of which are related here for the first time by the inns' owners and employees. You'll also appreciate the hard information―addresses, phone numbers, price ranges―in case you'd like to pay a visit.

Sheila Turnage's Three Times LuckyMo and Dale Mystery series was a Newbery Honor winner, New York Times bestseller, Edgar Award Finalist, and E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor book. Her writing has appeared in Southern Living, Early American Homes, American Legacy, International Poetry Review, and many other publications.

She lives on a farm in eastern North Carolina.

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And that's the end of the complete list! Now that you have it - the next step for you is to of course purchase them and dive into reading Sheila Turnage books. Worry not, we've done the tedious job for you and added amazon direct book links including AudioBook, Kindle, Paperback and Hardcover versions as applicable.

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