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

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

Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
Title
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
Statement of responsibility
by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Title variation
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
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."
Summary
A fictionalized biography of the mathematician and astronomer who realized his childhood desire to become a ship's captain and authored The American Practical Navigator
Award
Newbery Medal, 1956.
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 1956.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
093531
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Latham, Jean Lee
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
570
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.L348
LC item number
Car 2003
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
570
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1908-1968
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cosgrave, John O'Hara
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bowditch, Nathaniel
  • Bowditch, Nathaniel
  • Mathematicians
  • Astronomers
  • Navigation
  • Seafaring life
  • Salem (Mass.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hm031/2003267707.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 1955
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
3001227
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780618250745
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003267707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780618250745
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52339673
  • (OCoLC)52339673
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hm031/2003267707.html
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 1955
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
3001227
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780618250745
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2003267707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780618250745
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm52339673
  • (OCoLC)52339673

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