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

Latham, Jean Lee. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 0618250743(pb)
  • ISBN: 9780618250745
  • ISBN: 0618250816 (HC)
  • Description: 251 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
  • Awards: Newbery Medal, 1956.

Available copies

  • 25 of 30 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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0 current holds with 30 total copies.

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Danvers Children's Fiction juv Fic / Latham / Newbery Award (Text to Phone) Available -
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Danvers YA Fiction YA Fic / Latham (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Children's Newbery Shelf J/Latham (Newbery Shelf) (Text to Phone) Checked out 11/04/2016
Lynn Children's Paperbacks j/PB/Latham (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynn Children's Nonfiction j9/Bowditch/Latham/NWEBERY/1956 (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Children's in Adult Fiction J FICTION LATHAM (Text to Phone) Checked out 11/07/2016
Marblehead Teen Fiction Y FICTION LATHAM, JEAN 2003 (Text to Phone) Checked out 11/07/2016
Melrose YA Paperbacks (Art Department) YA Paperback L (Text to Phone) Available -
Merrimack College ERC-Y/A Books (2nd) [ERC] PZ7 .L348 Car 2003 (YA) (Text to Phone) Available -
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General Note: First published in 1955.
Winner of the Newbery Award for 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." A fictionalized biography of the mathematician and astronomer Nathaniel Bowditch, who realized his childhood desire to become a ship's captain and authored The American Practical Navigator.
Cosgrave, John O'Hara, 1908-1968 illus. (Added Author).

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