Julia Gao

Julia Gao is from Boulder, Colorado, and is a district Gifted and Talented student currently at middle school. She loves reading and is familiar with a wide range of fantasy books, fictional tropes, literary theory, Greek myths, and English etymology. She graduated from elementary school with a second place and a first place in the school spelling bee consecutively, and a U.S. Presidential Award. Julia enjoys exploring the mysterious Rocky Mountains of Colorado. In this book, she intertwines fantasy with local famous landmarks to create a gripping tale. She aspires for Stanford University for college and wants to be an astrophysicist.