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Grades 4 - 8Grades 3 - 6n/a5.758650
The start of a stirring fantasy trilogy from Emily Rodda, the internationally bestselling author of Dragons of Deltora!

The walled city of Weld is under attck from ferocious flying creatures that raid in the night, bringing death and destruction. The Warden calls for Volunteers to find and destroy the Enemy sending invaders, and the heroes of Weld answer the call one by one, never to return. Rye is oficially too young to go, but his brothers are among the lost and he must find them. What terrors await him beyond the Wall?
Hardcover, 272 pages
Published on October 1, 2012 by Scholastic Press
ISBN-10: 0545429900
ISBN-13: 9780545429900
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  • The good bookTuesday, March 8, 2016 at 12:15 pm
    I love this book.
    • 20fgarrity
      20fgarrityTuesday, December 4, 2012 at 1:51 pm55 stars
      This book is about a boy named Rye who's city Weld is under attack of skimmers, human hunting beasts. Both of his brothers went out to protect the city through a secret passage through the wall guarding the beloved city. Neither returned so Rye went to get his brothers. Along the way he meets a keep orphan named Sonia that insists on her going with him. Which door will he pick? I'm sorry, I don't want to give it away. Along the way to Oltan he meets great terrors and Fellans that give him nine special powers. How will this great book end? Read to find out.