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

Latham, Jean Lee. (Author).

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  • 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

  • 27 of 31 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

1 current hold with 31 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Danvers Children's Fiction juv Fic / Latham / Newbery Award (Text to Phone) Checked out 02/21/2017
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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 03/02/2017
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 Fiction J FICTION LATHAM (Text to Phone) Available -
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Marblehead Teen Fiction Y FICTION LATHAM, JEAN 2003 (Text to Phone) Available -
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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.
Cosgrave, John O'Hara, 1908-1968 (Added Author).


Latham, Jean Lee, "Carry on, Mr. Bowditch," Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.

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