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

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

Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
Title
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
Statement of responsibility
by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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."
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 1956.
Cataloging source
DLC
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Latham, Jean Lee
Dewey number
[Fic]
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koV6MnIO5Sk
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
570
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
PZ7.L348
LC item number
Car 2003
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
4.1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1908-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cosgrave, John O'Hara
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bowditch, Nathaniel
  • Mathematicians
  • Astronomers
  • Navigation
  • Seafaring life
  • Salem (Mass.)
  • Newbery Medal
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ocm52339673
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 p.
Isbn
9780618250813
Lccn
2003267707
Other control number
9780618250745
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Publication
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
Control code
ocm52339673
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 p.
Isbn
9780618250813
Lccn
2003267707
Other control number
9780618250745
Other physical details
ill.

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