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1854: Eureka Boys


by Penny Matthews (Author)

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   Book 5   
Pages: 208
Published: 2015

Do you dare . . .

Join a rebellion?

Stand up to a bully?

Risk your life for a friend?

It's an adventure in history.

Do You Dare?

Henry lives with his father and sister on the Victorian goldfields. Still mourning the loss of his mother and baby brother, Henry helps his father to mine their claim and hopes that one day they will strike it rich. But they can't afford a mining license and without a license they are at the mercy of the corrupt police. When Henry meets a new friend, Frank, he enters a world of politics, riots and rebellion that will lead him to Eureka Stockade, one of the defining moments in Australian history.

Series Summary


Series: Do You Dare?
Tags: action adventure historical culture boys
Series reading level: 8+
Books in series: 6
Should read in order? No
Next release: Finished

 Print series book list

Books in series order
11841: The Bushranger's Boys  (2014)
21931: Tough Times  (2014)
31836: Fighting Bones  (2014)
41844: The Last Horse Race   (2014)
51854: Eureka Boys  (2015)
61915: Jimmy's War  (2015)