The Light in the Lake
Go on a journey of discovery, magic, science, and hope with this remarkable debut novel about a girls powerful connection to a mysterious lake. Twelve-year-old Addie should stay away from Maple Lake. After all, her twin brother, Amos, drowned there only a few months ago. But its crisp, clear water runs in Addies veins, and the notebook Amos left behind -- filled with clues about a mysterious creature that lives in the lakes inky-blue depths -- keeps calling her back. So despite her parents fears, Addie accepts a Young Scientist position studying the lake for the summer, promising shell stick to her job of measuring water pollution levels under adult supervision. Still, Addie cant resist the secrets of Maple Lake. She enlists the lead researchers son, Tai, to help her investigate Amoss clues. As they collect evidence, they also learn that Maple Lake is in trouble -- and the source of the pollution might be close to home. Addie finds herself caught between the science she has always prized and the magic that brings her closer to her brother, and the choice she makes will change everything.
Author: Sarah R. Baughman
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date: 2019-09-03