By Janeen Brian

**eBook Edition** The journey of an unworthy son.

Yong doesn’t want to leave China to travel to the goldfields of Ballarat, Australia. But as the firstborn son, he has no choice. On the long and treacherous journey, Yong strives to be an honourable son, while he and his father face many hardships and dangers. But in his heart Yong knows the shameful truth – that his honour is a lie. Can a journey change lives? Yong is the latest junior fiction novel from award-winning Australian author Janeen Brian. Set in the 1850s, this historical adventure is a story of racism, courage and growing up, and has strong parallels with today’s plight of refugees and asylum seekers. Read more about the author and her books:

About the author

At age sixteen Janeen Brian trained as a primary teacher and at 18 stood in front of her first class of Year 5 students. Her teaching career saw her work as in junior primary, primary, drama and as a teacher-librarian. While raising a family, she began a four-year career with a professional children’s theatre company, both acting and writing. She has also been involved in over 100 television and radio commercials as well as dozens of voiceovers for radio and video. She began dabbling in writing in her thirties. Since then she has written over 80 books both in trade and education, and in genres ranging from picture books to poetry, short fiction, nonfiction and novels. Janeen has several awards to her name and many of her books have been translated and published overseas. For more information about the author, please visit her website:

ISBN: 9781925126846
Imprint: Walker Books Australia
Distributor: Walker Australia
Release Date: August 1, 2016
Dimensions: 0 x 0mm, 256pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
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