The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing (Mo & Dale Mysteries) (Paperback)

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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 LandingThe 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

About the Author


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.

Praise For…


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 Selection
SIBA “Okra Pick” for best Southern-flavored literature
Bookpage Most Anticipated Children’s and Teens Books of 2014


Product Details
ISBN: 9780142425718
ISBN-10: 0142425710
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: April 28th, 2015
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Mo & Dale Mysteries