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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."
Member of
Awards note
  • John Newbery Medal, 1956.
  • Children's notable lists, 1956.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Latham, Jean Lee
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
570
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
PZ7.L348
LC item number
Car 2003
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 4.1
  • 5.1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1908-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cosgrave, John O'Hara
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bowditch, Nathaniel
  • Mathematicians
  • Astronomers
  • Navigation
  • Seafaring life
  • Salem (Mass.)
  • Newbery Medal
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Original copyright: 1955
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 15
  • 4
  • "Boys Don't Blubber"
  • 25
  • 5
  • A Voice in the Night
  • 35
  • 6
  • "Sail by Ash Breeze!"
  • 43
  • 1
  • 7
  • Almanac
  • 54
  • 8
  • "Lock, Stock, and Bookkeeper"
  • 61
  • 9
  • Anchor to Windward
  • 69
  • 10
  • Good-Luck Spell
  • Freedom
  • 79
  • 12
  • Down to the Sea
  • 99
  • 13
  • Discovery
  • 115
  • 14
  • Nineteen Guns
  • 1
  • 123
  • 15
  • "Sail Ho-O-O-O-O!"
  • 136
  • 16
  • A Simple Matter of Mathematics
  • 150
  • 17
  • Lunars and Moonlight
  • 158
  • 2
  • 18
  • Astrea to the Rescue
  • 173
  • 19
  • Strange Sailing Orders
  • 184
  • 20
  • Book Sailing
  • 195
  • 21
  • Privateers
  • "Sealing is Safer"
  • 208
  • 22
  • Science and Sumatra
  • 217
  • 23
  • Captain Bowditch Commanding
  • 228
  • 24
  • Man Against the Fog
  • 9
  • 241
  • 3
  • Word from the Pilgrim
Control code
ocm52339673
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780618250813
Lccn
2003267707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
JF Latham ; XX-J/WN-JA ; [NW-WN] ; NW ; S0908N31 ; [merge w/00301421].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)52339673
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Publication
Note
Original copyright: 1955
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 15
  • 4
  • "Boys Don't Blubber"
  • 25
  • 5
  • A Voice in the Night
  • 35
  • 6
  • "Sail by Ash Breeze!"
  • 43
  • 1
  • 7
  • Almanac
  • 54
  • 8
  • "Lock, Stock, and Bookkeeper"
  • 61
  • 9
  • Anchor to Windward
  • 69
  • 10
  • Good-Luck Spell
  • Freedom
  • 79
  • 12
  • Down to the Sea
  • 99
  • 13
  • Discovery
  • 115
  • 14
  • Nineteen Guns
  • 1
  • 123
  • 15
  • "Sail Ho-O-O-O-O!"
  • 136
  • 16
  • A Simple Matter of Mathematics
  • 150
  • 17
  • Lunars and Moonlight
  • 158
  • 2
  • 18
  • Astrea to the Rescue
  • 173
  • 19
  • Strange Sailing Orders
  • 184
  • 20
  • Book Sailing
  • 195
  • 21
  • Privateers
  • "Sealing is Safer"
  • 208
  • 22
  • Science and Sumatra
  • 217
  • 23
  • Captain Bowditch Commanding
  • 228
  • 24
  • Man Against the Fog
  • 9
  • 241
  • 3
  • Word from the Pilgrim
Control code
ocm52339673
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780618250813
Lccn
2003267707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
JF Latham ; XX-J/WN-JA ; [NW-WN] ; NW ; S0908N31 ; [merge w/00301421].
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)52339673

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