Aboard the Mayflower
History on the High Seas
Since it set sail from Plymouth, England, in 1620, the Mayflower has captured the imagination. In this thrilling text, readers will embark on that illustrious voyage across the Atlantic, learning about the vessel, passengers, crew, and provisions, and debunking myths about the famous journey along the way. Each informative chapter is accompanied by engaging historical accounts that make readers feel like they're there. Those brave enough to face sickness, cramped quarters, and rough seas for the adventure of a lifetime are invited to climb aboard.