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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 (2003.)
Description: 251 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.
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  • Awards: Newbery Medal, 1956.
    • ISBN: 0618250743(pb)
    • ISBN: 9780618250745
    • ISBN: 0618250816 (HC)
    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.
    Citation: Latham, Jean Lee. "Carry on, Mr. Bowditch." Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2003.

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