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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
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
Newbery Medal, 1956
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Latham, Jean Lee
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Middle School
LC call number
PS3523.A772
LC item number
C37 1955
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1908-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cosgrave, John O'Hara
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bowditch, Nathaniel
  • Bowditch, Nathaniel
  • Inventors
  • Sailors
  • Nautical charts
  • Aids to navigation
  • Seafaring life
  • Navigation
  • Salem (Mass.)
  • Aids to navigation
  • Inventors
  • Nautical charts
  • Navigation
  • Sailors
  • Seafaring life
  • Massachusetts
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Good-luck spell -- Privateers -- Word from the pilgrim -- "Boys don't blubber" -- Voice in the night -- "Sail by ash breeze!" -- Almanac -- "Lock, stock, and bookkeeper" -- Anchor to windward -- Freedom -- What next? -- Down to the sea -- Discovery -- Nineteen guns -- "Sail Ho-O-O-O-O!" -- Simple matter of mathematics -- Lunars and moonlight -- Astrea to the rescue -- Strange sailing orders -- Book sailing -- "Sealing is safer" -- Science and sumatra -- Captain Bowditch commanding -- Man against the fog
Control code
301421
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780395137130
Lccn
55005219
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)301421
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Good-luck spell -- Privateers -- Word from the pilgrim -- "Boys don't blubber" -- Voice in the night -- "Sail by ash breeze!" -- Almanac -- "Lock, stock, and bookkeeper" -- Anchor to windward -- Freedom -- What next? -- Down to the sea -- Discovery -- Nineteen guns -- "Sail Ho-O-O-O-O!" -- Simple matter of mathematics -- Lunars and moonlight -- Astrea to the rescue -- Strange sailing orders -- Book sailing -- "Sealing is safer" -- Science and sumatra -- Captain Bowditch commanding -- Man against the fog
Control code
301421
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780395137130
Lccn
55005219
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)301421

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