Yearling Books, Paperback, 9780375830723, 196pp.
Publication Date: March 14, 2006
Twelve-year-old Fu and his temple brothers Malao, Seh, Hok, and Long don t know who their parents were. Raised from infancy by their grandmaster, they think of their temple as their home and their fellow warrior monks their temple brothers as their family. Then one terrible night, the temple is destroyed. Fu and his brothers are the only survivors. Charged by their grandmaster to uncover the secrets of their past, the five flee into the countryside and go their separate ways. Book #1 follows Fu as he struggles to find out more and prove himself in the process.
About the Author
Jeff Stone practices martial arts daily. He has worked as a photographer, an editor, a maintenance man, a technical writer, a ballroom dance instructor, a concert promoter, and a marketing director for companies that design schools, libraries, and skateboard parks. Like the Five Ancestors, Mr. Stone was adopted as an infant. He began searching for his birth monther when he was eighteen and found her fifteen years later.