The Witch in the Lake by Anna Fienberg
'Don't go near the lake, she waits there, under the water. When the sky is dark and the moon is full, the witch will come creeping.'Leo has heard the stories since he was a baby and now he's determined to find out if it's true. With his best friend, Merilee, he sets out to kill the superstitions that haunt his village. Leo is a wizard, like his great grandfather Illuminato, but there are sinister secrets at work against him. Will he have the power to withstand a raging force of evil more terrible than any legend?The Witch in the Lake is a magical adventure about challenging fear and finding courage to face the truth.