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Carry on, Mr. Bowditch / by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II.

Available copies

  • 35 of 38 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Akron Carnegie PL - Akron YA FIC LAT (Text) 75253000006945 Young Adult Available -
Brownstown PL - Brownstown JNEWBER LATHAM c.3 (Text) 79361000036915 Juvenile Fiction Newbery Available -
Cambridge City PL - Cambridge City J LAT (Text) 76893000240075 Juvenile Fiction 6-8 Available -
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Eckhart PL - Main JF LAT (Text) 840191002211725 Children's Fiction - Lower Level Checked out 04/20/2021
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Greenwood PL - Greenwood J LAT (Text) 36626102128758 1st Floor Kids Green Zone Checked out 05/05/2021
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch J FIC.c Latham (Text) 78294000187861 J Fiction Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 0618250816 (hc.)
  • ISBN: 9780618250813 (hc.)
  • ISBN: 0618250743 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780618250745
  • Physical Description: 251 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, [2003]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally published in 1955.
Formatted Contents Note:
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, etc.:
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."
Target Audience Note:
570 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.1 8.0 16.
Awards Note:
Newbery Medal, 1956.
Subject: Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838. > Juvenile fiction.
Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838. > Fiction.
Mathematicians > Fiction.
Astronomers > Fiction.
Navigation > Fiction.
Seafaring life > Fiction.
Salem (Mass.) > History > 18th century > Fiction.

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