Three Times Lucky

By Sheila Turnage. Dial, $16.99 (9780803736702). Gr. 4–6.


A tiny North Carolina community provides this memorable first novel’s backdrop, but murder is at the forefront as Mo, the young narrator, tells of her colorful family and neighbors in a fresh, distinctive voice.




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Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth
Committed to providing a broad selection of outstanding books that mixes popular appeal with literary excellence, the Books for Youth editorial staff has chosen the titles below as best-of-the-year fiction, nonfiction, and picture books.
2012 - Selection(s)