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

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

Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
Title
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
Statement of responsibility
Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A fictionalized biography of the mathematician and astronomer who realized his childhood desire to become a ship's captain and authored The American Practical Navigator
  • 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.
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 4-8
  • 570
Intended audience source
  • Medialog, Inc
  • Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
  • Middle Grades
  • 6-8
LC call number
PZ7.L348
LC item number
Car
Literary form
fiction
Reading level
  • 4.1
  • 5.1
  • 4.1
  • 5.10
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780618250813
Lccn
55005219 /LAC/r752
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm00301421
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Publication
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780618250813
Lccn
55005219 /LAC/r752
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm00301421

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