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

Latham, Jean Lee. (Author).

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

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  • 30 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

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Content descriptions

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.
Awards Note: Newbery Medal, 1956.
Cosgrave, John O'Hara, 1908-1968 illus. (Added Author).