Twelve-year-old Remember Patience Whipple ("Mem" for short) has just arrived in the New World with her parents after a grueling 65-day journey on the MAYFLOWER.
Mem has an irrepressible spirit, and leaps headfirst into life in her new home. Despite harsh conditions, Mem is fearless. She helps to care for the sick and wants more than anything to meet and befriend a Native American.---from the publisher
192 pages 978-0545238014 Ages 8-12
Keywords: diary, historical fiction, American history, 17th century, immigrants, girls and women, new experiences, perseverance, grit, courage, part of a series, 8 year old, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old