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Author Latham, Jean Lee.
Title Carry on, Mr. Bowditch / Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II.
Imprint Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1955.

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 MUSKINGUM CHILDREN'S AWARD  LAT Carry 1956 c.2  AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
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 MUSKINGUM CHILDREN'S AWARD  LAT Carry 1956 c.2  AVAILABLE  LOCAL CIRC ONLY
Author Latham, Jean Lee.
Series John Newbery Medal Book, 1956.
John Newbery medal book ; 1956.
Subject Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838. -- Juvenile fiction.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Sailors -- United States -- Biography.
Nautical charts -- History.
Aids to navigation -- Juvenile literature.
Seafaring life -- Juvenile literature.
Navigation -- Juvenile fiction.
Salem (Mass.) -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction.
Alt Name Cosgrave, John O'Hara, II, 1908-1968,
Description 251 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
age Children lcdgt
Contents Good-luck spell -- Privateers -- Word from the pilgrim -- "Boys don't blubber" -- Voice in the night -- "Sail by ash breeze!" -- Almanac -- "Lock, stock, and bookkeeper" -- Anchor to windward -- Freedom -- What next? -- Down to the sea -- Discovery -- Nineteen guns -- "Sail Ho-O-O-O-O!" -- Simple matter of mathematics -- Lunars and moonlight -- Astrea to the rescue -- Strange sailing orders -- Book sailing -- "Sealing is safer" -- Science and sumatra -- Captain Bowditch commanding -- Man against the fog.
Summary After finding a way to teach the ship's crew members to understand navigation, Nat, a self-taught mathematician and astronomer in eighteenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, writes down his explanations and compiles them into "The American Practical Navigator," also known as the "Sailors' Bible."
Audience Middle School.
Awards Newbery Medal, 1956
ISBN 0395137136 (Sandpiper ed.)
9780395137130 (Sandpiper ed.)
0395068819
9780395068816
0618250743
9780618250745
0618250816
9780618250813
OCLC # 301421
Additional Format Online version: Latham, Jean Lee. Carry on, Mr. Bowditch. Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1955 (OCoLC)575959785.


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