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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
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
  • 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."
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 1956.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Latham, Jean Lee
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
570L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.L348
LC item number
Car 2003
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
  • Astronomers
  • Navigation
  • Seafaring life
  • Mathematicians
  • Salem (Mass.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780618250813
Lccn
2003267707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0004142701
  • 97006
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780618250813
Lccn
2003267707
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • BK0004142701
  • 97006

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