The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing (Mo LoBeau #2)

Author(s): Sheila Turnage

Middle Fiction (8-12)

When Miss Lana makes an Accidental Bid at the Tupelo auction and winds up the mortified owner of an old inn, she doesn't realize there's a ghost in the fine print. Naturally, Desperado Detective Agency (aka Mo and Dale) opens a paranormal division to solve the mystery of the ghost's identity. But Mo and Dale start to realize that the inn isn't the only haunted place in Tupelo Landing. People can also be haunted by their own past. As Mo and Dale handily track down the truth about the ghost (with some help from the new kid in town), they discover the truth about a great many other people, too.


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The eagerly anticipated companion to the Newbery Honor winning, New York Times bestseller Three Times Lucky Mo and Dale are back in another hilarious and heartwarming Southern mystery!

Praise for "The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing" * "This sequel shines." --"Kirkus Reviews," starred review * "The perspicacious Mo LoBeau is at it again!" --"School Library Journal," 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 * "We certainly hope there is more to come from the Desperado Detectives." -- "BCCB," starred review "A rollicking sequel." --"Wall Street Journal" Junior Library Guild SelectionSIBA "Okra Pick" for best Southern-flavored literature"Bookpage "Most Anticipated Children's and Teens Books of 2014

Sheila Turnage grew up on a farm in eastern North Carolina. A graduate of East Carolina University, she authored two nonfiction books and one picture book before she started writing about Mo LoBeau and Dale. "Three Times Lucky" is a Newbery Honor book, a New York Times bestseller, an Edgar Award Finalist, an E. B. White Read-Aloud Honor book, and was included on seven Best Book of the Year lists. "The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing," the follow-up to "Three Times Lucky," has so far garnered five starred reviews. Today Sheila lives on a farm with her husband, a smart dog, a dozen chickens, and a flock of guineas.

General Fields

  • : 9780142425718
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Puffin Books
  • : July 2015
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 26mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 384
  • : Paperback
  • : Sheila Turnage