The Golden Door, by Emily Rodda

Max Lunievicz: Grade 7

The Golden Door takes place on a fantasy island and is almost a typical fantasy book from there. It starts in a city called Weld, with poisonous creatures called Skimmers attacking the city every night all through the summer. The period that they attack is increasing every year, and no one knows where they come from or why they come. Weld is surrounded by giant walls. Supposedly no one knows what is outside, only that Weld takes up most of the island.

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