Author(s): Gabrielle Wang
It's 1864 . . .
and Poppy, disguised as a boy, has escaped from Bird Creek Mission to find her brother, Gus. Life on the road is hard, but Poppy is given shelter at the Summerhill Homestead. There she meets a new friend, Noni – but will Noni discover that Poppy is not who she says she is? And will Poppy find Gus before they lose each other forever?
Follow Poppy on her adventure in the second of four exciting stories about a Gold Rush girl who dreams of a better life.
Gabrielle Wang is the author of The Garden of Empress Cassia, The Pearl of Tiger Bay, The Lion Drummer, A Ghost in My Suitcase, and Little Paradise. Lucia Masciullo recently illustrated Sonya Hartnett's The Boy and Toy.