THREE TIMES LUCKY, the first book in Sheila Turnage's YA Mo and Dale Mystery series, was a Newbery Honor Book, a New York Times bestseller, an Edgar Award Finalist, and an E.B. White Honor Book. Honorable mention for the White Read-Aloud Award. Her work has appeared in a variety of journals, including Southern Living, Early American Houses, American Heritage, International Poetry Review, and others. In eastern North Carolina, she lives on a farm.