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Author Latham, Jean Lee.

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

Publication Info. Boston : Houghton Mifflin, [2003?]
Location Call No. Status
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Biography  J BIO BOWDITCH    AVAILABLE
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Description 251 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 4.1 8 16
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.1 8 16
Awards Newbery Medal, 1956.
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."
Subject Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838 -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematicians -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomers -- Juvenile literature.
Navigation -- Juvenile literature.
Seafaring life -- Juvenile literature.
Salem (Mass.) -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
Added Author Cosgrave, John O'Hara, 1908-1968, illustrator.
ISBN 0618250816 (HC)
0618250743 (PA)
9781435201422 (Paw Prints)
1435201426 (Paw Prints)
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