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☊ digital The Law of Finders Keepers ☩ ePUB By Sheila Turnage ♢ ☊ digital The Law of Finders Keepers ☩ ePUB By Sheila Turnage ♢ Chapter OneThe Odds and Ends DrawerThe Desperado Detective Agencys biggest case ever crept up on tiny Tupelo Landing in the dead of winter, and kicked off on the rarest of days Unlike most of our borderline famous cases, it started with two things found.One thing found by me, Miss Moses LoBeauace detective, yellow belt karate student, and a sixth grader in her prime.One thing found by a stranger.Before all was said and done, it plunged me and my fellow Desperadosmy best friends, Dale Earnhardt Johnson III and Harm Crenshaw, the agencys newest detectiveinto a blood thirsty chapter of our towns history, and an unspoken chapter of Harms past It put our lives in peril, tested our courage, and sent us racing for treasures of the world and treasures of the heart.As for me, Mo LoBeau, it bent my rivers and scattered my stars.As usual, I didnt see it coming.In fact, I was dead asleep in the wee hours of January 11, when my vintage phone jangled I clicked on my Elvis in Vegas lamp Desperado Detective Agency, Mo LoBeau speaking Your disaster is our delight How may we be of service I squinted at my alarm clock Five thirty a.m.The voice came through scratchy and worried Mo Its Thes Crud Fellow sixth grader Thessalonian Thompson, a weather freak desperate to take me to a movie.I yawned No movie.Its not that, Mo Im over you, Thes said Its going to SNOW Im giving a few special friends a heads up.SNOW We havent had real snow in Tupelo Landing since third grade Really I said, kicking off my covers Is school out Is this a snow day Thats the problem Schools not out Miss Retzyl makes that call, and she doesnt know my forecast because shes not answering her phone.Our teacher, Priscilla Retzyltall, willowy, able to do math in her headis the most normal person in my shy of normal life I adore her Secretly she likes me too, but ever since she got Caller ID shes been slow to pick up sixth graders calls.Mo, will you go to her house with me Thes asked Im an introvert and youre not.True.The gardenia outside my window shimmied in the moonlight What in the blue blazes Dales face popped into view, his mamas flowered scarf pulled tight over his blond hair and knotted beneath his chin Not a good look Mo, Dale whispered Wake up Thes says its going to snow.I know, I said, tapping on the glass Come to the door.Which door Thes asked.Not you, I replied into the phone as Dale crashed to the ground I made an Executive Decision Thes, call Harm Ask him to meet us at Miss Retzyls house in twenty minutes for an Ensemble Beg But you better be right about the snow.I smoothed my T shirt and karate pants as I strolled the length of my narrow, window lined flat I swung the door open and Dale bolted inside with his mongrel dog, Queen Elizabeth II, at his heels Hey, I said We got a snow mission Ill be ready in three shakes.Sorry about the gardenia, he said I didnt want to knock, and wake up anybody. Anybody would be Miss Lana, who wakes up slow Also the Colonel, whos moody thanks to an eleven year brush with amnesia The Colonel and Miss Lana are my family of choice and I am theirs The Colonel saved me from a hurricane flood the day I was born Together, we operate the caf at the edge of town.Dale unzipped his oversized jacketa castoff from his daddy, who wont need it for seven to ten years unless he gets time off for good behavior, which he wont Hurry, Mo Im sweltering to death, Dale said Mama made me layover.You mean layer, I said, sliding my jeans over my karate pants.Dale, a co founder of the Desperado Detective Agency, aint a dead ahead thinker, but he thinks sideways better than anybody I know I pulled on my red sweater and combed my unruly hair I opened my filing cabinet, shoved aside unanswered Desperado Detective Agency letters, and snagged my orange socks.Get gloves too, Dale instructed as someone swished across the living room.Morning, Miss Lana, I called Dale and Queen Elizabeth are here Can I borrow some gloves Its going to snow.Snow Really she said, peeking in Miss Lana, a former child star of the Charleston community theater and a fan of Old Hollywood, gave me a wide, sleepy smilethe real one, not the one she keeps in her pocket for pain in the neck customers at the caf I love snow She leaned against my doorframe, her Gone with the Wind bed jacket over her pink nightgown, her short coppery hair glistening in the lamplight.Hey, Miss Lana, Dale said, whipping his mamas flowered scarf off his head I hope you slept good The scarf wasnt my idea Mama said wear it or my ears would freeze off.Dales a Mamas Boy from the soles of his red snow boots to his scandalous good haira family trait Because Im a possible orphan, my family traits remain a mystery.I tossed Dale my bomber cap and laced my plaid sneakers.Help yourself to my gloves, sugar, Miss Lana said Theyre in my odds and ends drawer As she stumbled toward the smell of coffee, we raced to her room I zipped to the curvy white chest of drawers Her top drawer erupted in elastic and lace. All her drawers are odds and ends drawers, I muttered, opening them one by one and plucking a pair of blue driving gloves from the bottom drawer.Mo Miss Lana shrieked from the kitchen Dont open my bottom drawer Too late, I shouted as a note drifted to the floor For Mo When Shes Ready.Ready for what I murmured, uncovering a large white box I touched a sticky spot where the note used to be as Miss Lana skidded through the door The Colonel eased in behind her, his bottle brush gray hair dented on one side, the plaid robe I gave him in first grade cinched at his thin waist.Whats in here I asked, hoisting the box Can I open it I feel ready.No, Miss Lana said, grabbing it She looked at the Colonel and gave him a soft nod He nodded back Tonight, sugar When we have time to talk, she said, her voice going tinny.Weird Miss Lanas a theater professional Her voice never goes tinny.But it has my name on it now.Its waited almost twelve years, the Colonel said It can wait until the end of something as rare as a snow day. Our snow day Come on, Dale said, pounding for the door.We grabbed our bikes and blasted down the blacktop, into tiny Tupelo Landing But with every pump of my pedals, my curiosity tapped at the lid of that mysterious box.Whats in it, in it, in it A SIBA Okra Pick for Best Southern flavored Literature A lively cast rich with heartfelt emotion wit propels this fast paced treasure hunt tale into a pitch perfect delight if readers can get through the end without welling up, they re tougher than mostit s absolutely worth the wait Kirkus, starred reviewTurnages fine tuned talent for storytelling is as evident as her understated, irrepressible humor and her creative ability to turn a phrase The large, intergenerational cast of idiosyncratic characters enriches this first person narrative at every turn Amusing, dramatic, and tender Booklist, starred reviewEvery volume a standout, the Mo and Dale Mysteries series ends on as high a notejust as it began Turnage delivers, once again, a fast paced adventure with a cast of characters who are as real as they are quirky and laugh out loud dialog Readers of character driven novels filled with humor will be thrilled by this smart and sweet series, start to finish VOYA,starred reviewPRAISE FOR THREE TIMES LUCKY Newbery Honor New York Times bestsellerEdgar Award FinalistEB White Read Aloud Award Honor Book What do you get when you combine Because of Winn Dixie s heart with the mystery and action of Holes Mo LoBeau is destined to become a standout character in children s fiction Kirkus, starred review Here is a writer who has never met a metaphor or simile she couldn t put to good use Publishers Weekly, starred review Turnage s lively novel features a distinctive voice and a community of idiosyncratic characters Booklist, starred review The heroine of Sheila Turnage s Three Times Lucky is so plucky that young readers may wish she lived next door Wall Street Journal A literary descendant of Scout Finch of To Kill a Mockingbird Mo LoBeau announces this novel s mystery from behind the counter of the Tupelo Diner There s been a murder and we re out of soup NewsdayPRAISE FOR THE GHOSTS OF TUPELO LANDING New York Times bestseller The perspicacious Mo LoBeau is at it again humor and action abound School Library Journal, starred review Just as its predecessor did, this sequel shines thanks to Turnage s deft, lyrical language and engaging characters Kirkus, 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 A rollicking sequel Wall Street JournalPRAISE FOR THE ODDS OF GETTING EVEN With her mix of homespun humor, well plotted mystery, and delicious characterization Turnage s tale is full of heart Kirkus, starred review Another rewarding adventure narrated by Mo in her distinctive, imaginative voice The writing lulls you with laughter, then occasionally blindsides you with unexpected tenderness Booklist, starred review Well crafted, with fast pacing readers will gallop through the nonstop action to a satisfying conclusion A must read for fans of the first two volumes, and a rewarding adventure all on its own School Library Journal Turnage s rich voice, abundance of heart, and wicked sense of humor handle the dynamics of the town with verve A clever, sweet, laugh out loud funny series VOYA Friendship prevails in this fine novel There s a complexity to the characters, from mean as a snake Macon to drop dead handsome Lavender, all carefully developed throughout the series, creating a terrific read Horn Book A rousing tale of action, adventure, and intrigue So sit back and enjoy a well told yarn that is sure to please readers of all ages SLC We would like to show you a description here but 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    • The Law of Finders Keepers
    • 2.3
    • 144
    • EUR 0,00
    • 0803739621
    • Sheila Turnage
    • Anglais
    • 11 October 2018

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