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Mayflower Stowaways

Author Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler


friendship, initiative, solidarity, overcoming adversity, bravery

Plymouth, England, 1620 CE. Alice and William are orphans who come to Plymouth in search of work and food. They are soon in trouble and run for their lives to the docks. Anchored there is a very special ship, the Mayflower, waiting to take people across the ocean to the new world of the Americas. Alice and William see the ship as a safe place to hide from the people chasing them. Little do they know that the ship is about to embark on a treacherous journey…


Book Forum

Hi Th. We wanted Alice to be brave so we're really pleased that our readers have liked that about her.

Authors  Jan and Sara  ·  4 July 2020, 06:54 p.m.

Hi shimmer. We agree, John Howland is a hero.

Authors  Jan and Sara  ·  4 July 2020, 06:55 p.m.

Hi IvanDiaz1809. We're pleased you enjoyed the chapter. We had a lot of fun writing this one - although describing the storm did make us feel a bit seasick!

Authors  Jan and Sara  ·  4 July 2020, 06:56 p.m.