New Release Books by Sheila Turnage

Sheila Turnage is the author of Island of Spies (2022), The Law of Finders Keepers (2019), The Odds of Getting Even (2015), The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing (2015) and other 7 books.

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Island of Spies

release date: Sep 20, 2022
Island of Spies
"The Dime Novel Kids are spunky, spirited, smart, sassy—and so is Sheila Turnage’s writing. It sizzles and sparkles." —Lauren Wolk, author of Newbery Honor Book Wolf Hollow From the Newbery Honor-winning author of Three Times Lucky comes a middle grade WWII spy mystery with as much humor and heart as high stakes Twelve-year-old Stick Lawson lives on Hatteras Island, North Carolina, where life moves steady as the tides, and mysteries abound as long as you look really hard for them. Stick and her friends Rain and Neb are good at looking hard. They call themselves the Dime Novel Kids. And the only thing Stick wants more than a paying case for them to solve is the respect that comes with it. But on Hatteras, the tides are changing. World War II looms, curious newcomers have appeared on the small island, and in the waters off its shores, a wartime menace lurks that will upend Stick’s life and those of everyone she loves. The Dimes are about to face more mysteries than they ever could have wished for, and risk more than they ever could have imagined.

The Law of Finders Keepers

release date: Sep 10, 2019
The Law of Finders Keepers
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

The Odds of Getting Even

release date: Oct 06, 2015
The Odds of Getting Even
Humor and action abound in this second follow-up to the Newbery honor winner and New York Times bestseller, Three Times Lucky The 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. For everyone who''s already fallen for Mo and Dale, and for anyone who''s new to Tupelo Landing, The Odds of Getting Even is a heartwarming story that perfectly blends mystery and action with more serious themes about family and fathers, all without ever losing its sense of humor.

The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing

release date: Apr 28, 2015
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing
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

Three Times Lucky

release date: May 10, 2012
Three Times Lucky
Newbery honor winner, New York Times bestseller, Edgar Award Finalist, and E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor book. A hilarious Southern debut with the kind of characters you meet once in a lifetime Rising 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. Full of wisdom, humor, and grit, this timeless yarn will melt the heart of even the sternest Yankee.

North Carolina

release date: Oct 27, 2009
North Carolina
Covering cities, states, and regions of the United States, these richly illustrated handbooks capture the character and culture of important American destinations, along with topical essays, color maps, and capsule reviews of restaurants and hotels.

Compass American Guides: North Carolina, 3rd Edition

release date: Jan 01, 2002
Compass American Guides: North Carolina, 3rd Edition
Explores the state''s historical and cultural background, describes each area''s physical features, and offers suggestions for lodging and entertainment.

Haunted Inns of the Southeast

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Haunted Inns of the Southeast
Grouped by state, Turnage tells 5 to 18 stories about haunted inns in each of the Southeastern states .

Compass American Guides: North Carolina, 2nd Edition

release date: Jan 01, 2000
Compass American Guides: North Carolina, 2nd Edition
"This book presents readers with the leading and illustrative IP decisions from the UK courts, the European Patent Office, the Community Trade Mark and Designs Office and the European Court of Justice. Case reports are edited to bring out the kernel of the decision." "Included are up-to-date collection of the major legislative materials in IP law, drawn from the UK, EU and international conventions, and comprehensive tables including a table of European Legislation and a table of International Treaties and Conventions."--BOOK JACKET.

Ghosts of Tupelo Landing 9-Copy Signed Fd W/ Riser

release date: Feb 04, 2014
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