Mary Chilton was one of 102 passengers who stepped on board the Mayflower in the fall of 1620 for their long-awaited journey to the New World. This odd collection of “saints” and “strangers” sailed bravely together into the unknown. All Mary can think about is finally finding a home—a place to belong. As she experiences the adventure and hardship of the ocean voyage, the struggle of starting the new Plymouth colony, and the happiness of the first harvest festival, she learns that home has a bigger meaning than she thought.
Wendy Lawton, an award-winning writer, sculptor, and doll designer, founded the Lawton Doll Company in 1979. A devotee of classic Christian literature, Wendy is an active Sunday school teacher and frequent speaker for women’s groups. Currently Wendy works as an agent for the Books & Such Literary Agency.