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Award-Winning Children's Books to Give in 2013

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Three Times Lucky


By Sheila Turnage
Price: $11.99; Ages: 10 and up

Sixth grader Miss Moses "Mo" LoBeau washed ashore in a small North Carolina town in a hurricane 11 years ago, and has found a home with the Colonel — a cafe owner with a forgotten past of his own — and Miss Lana, the fabulous cafe hostess. When a lawman comes to town asking about a murder, Mo and her best friend, Dale Earnhardt Johnson III, set out to find the truth and defend the only family Mo has ever known.

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