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Mayflower Stowaways

Author Jan Burchett, Sara Vogler

Historical

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…

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