Huddled aboard a small ship plowing the Atlantic, 102 passengers sailed their way into history in 1620. Carpenter's well-researched narrative captures the physical hardships, spiritual challenges, and emotional toll William Bradford, Miles Standish, Samuel Fuller, William Brewster, and other Mayflower voyagers experienced as they struggled to found a Christian settlement in an untamed land. 117 pages, softcover.
This is my favorite book on the Pilgrims for the upper grades. This book tells more than the story of the settling of Plymouth. This gives the information about who these people were, why they were so displaced, the struggles of trying to live out their faith in their home land and how this affects us today. Excellent!