Sheila Turnage’s new novel for kids, Three Times Lucky, features Miss Moses LoBeau, rising sixth grader, and Mo’s best friend Dale Earnhardt Johnson, III. It’s set in Tupelo Landing, NC – Population 148 minus 1 (murder).
In addition to Three Times Lucky (Dial Books for Young Readers/Penguin, 2012) she is also the author of Haunted Inns of the Southeast (John F. Blair, Publisher), Compass American Guide: North Carolina (Fodors/Random House), and Trout the Magnificent (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich).
Sheila Turnage was born in Jacksonville, NC, and grew up on a tobacco farm in eastern North Carolina. She earned a B.A. degree in Anthropology from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. Her shorter work has been published by Southern Living, American Legacy, the Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and the International Poetry Review, among many others.
She and her family live in eastern North Carolina.
You can learn more about her at www.SheilaTurnage.com.
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