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Annalise Oliver, abandoned as a baby in a small Wisconsin town, has always had a special connection to Renn Lake, which is the town's livelihood. But this summer, when Annalise turns 12, a patch of algae quickly becomes a harmful bloom and Annalise can no longer hear Renn. She and her friends must find a way to save their beloved lake. Hello From Renn Lake is a heartfelt ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Expected publication: May 26th 2020 by Wendy Lamb Books (first published 2020)
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Alissa
Jan 22, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
I simply adored Summer I Saved the World in 65 Days! So I have very high hopes and expectations for this one! Looking forward to reading it :)
M.L. Little
Dec 23, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
#kidlitexchange @kidlitexchange partner: Hello From Renn Lake by @micheleweberhurwitz, #wendylambbooks, and @randomhousekids. Releases May 26, 2020.
In Hello From Renn Lake, our 12-year-old protagonist, Annalise, deals with many things: her abandonment as a baby (she was adopted), conflict with her sister, and, worst of all, the contamination of Renn Lake. As rental owners, Annalises parents make their living off the lake, and Annalise feels a connection to the water because thats where she was
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Erin
Feb 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My twelve-year-old son and I both really enjoyed this book and talked in depth about how much we learned from it regarding environmental issues. In fact, this book helped my son learn new ways to advocate for the planet and to take care of it, which inspires hope in me for this upcoming generation. This is a great summer read with fun characters, humor and heart, and a lovely message that nevertheless doesn't sugar coat difficult issues. All in all, it's a wonderful middle grade read that kids ...more
Erin Varley
Feb 29, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The perfect blend of story, ecology, and activism. Kids will take a lot away from this tale about Annalise and her familys summer cottage rentals at Renn Lake. When an algal bloom threatens her beloved lake and her familys way of life, Annalise must do something.

Thank you to Wendy Lamb Books for sharing a copy of this book with our #bookexpedition group. Out May 2020.
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Critically acclaimed author of several middle grade novels. HELLO FROM RENN LAKE coming May 26, 2020 from Penguin Random House/Wendy Lamb Books. Other novels include THE SUMMER I SAVED THE WORLD...IN 65 DAYS, CALLI BE GOLD (both Penguin Random House) and ETHAN MARCUS STANDS UP and ETHAN MARCUS MAKES HIS MARK (both Simon & Schuster/Aladdin). Michele's books have been nominated for many state ...more

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