New Gold Mountain The Diary of Shu Cheong, Lambing Flat, 1860-1861, Series: My Australian Story – Cheng, Christopher

<p>New Gold Mountain The Diary of Shu Cheong, Lambing Flat, 1860-1861<br />
Series: My Australian Story</p>

Title

New Gold Mountain The Diary of Shu Cheong, Lambing Flat, 1860-1861 Series: My Australian Story

Author

Cheng, Christopher

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Published Date

2005

Annotation

Lambing Flat in NSW was gold-rush country in the 1860s. Shu Cheong, his father and uncle made the difficult journey to Australia, hoping for wealth, but both died. Shu Cheong’s diary is a way for him to understand racial hatred on the goldfields.

Key Concepts

Conflict, History, Immigrants, Racism

Audience

Upper primary

AC Links/EYLF

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