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The Resource Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham, (sound recording)

Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham, (sound recording)

Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
Title
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
Statement of responsibility
by Jean Lee Latham
Title variation
Carry on, Mister Bowditch
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
IHG
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Latham, Jean Lee
Dewey number
[Fic]
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PZ7.L348
LC item number
Car 2009ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
PerformerNote
Read by Jim Weiss
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Weiss, Jim
  • Greathall Productions (Firm)
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, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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
ocn465034613
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
6 sound discs (ca. 6 hrs., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781882513628
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
Unabridged
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
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
ocn465034613
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
6 sound discs (ca. 6 hrs., 30 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781882513628
Other physical details
digital
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System details
Compact disc
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
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