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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 Mister Bowditch
Creator
Contributor
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
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 1956.
Cataloging source
EDM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Latham, Jean Lee
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
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
  • Mathematicians
  • Astronomers
  • Navigation
  • Seafaring life
  • Newbery Medal
  • Salem (Mass.)
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Instantiates
Publication
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
The good-luck spell -- The privateers -- Word from the Pilgrim -- Boys don't blubber -- A voice in the night -- Sail by ash breeze! -- The almanac -- Lock, stock, and bookkeeper -- Anchor to windward -- Freedom -- What next? -- Down to the sea -- Discovery -- Nineteen guns -- Sail Ho-o-o-o-o! -- A simple matter of mathematics -- Lunars and moonlight -- The Astrea to the rescue -- Strange sailing orders -- Book sailing -- Sealing is safer -- Science and Sumatra -- Captain Bowditch commanding -- Man against the fog
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780618250813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15814480
  • (OCoLC)ocm15814480
  • 974758
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, by Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Publication
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
The good-luck spell -- The privateers -- Word from the Pilgrim -- Boys don't blubber -- A voice in the night -- Sail by ash breeze! -- The almanac -- Lock, stock, and bookkeeper -- Anchor to windward -- Freedom -- What next? -- Down to the sea -- Discovery -- Nineteen guns -- Sail Ho-o-o-o-o! -- A simple matter of mathematics -- Lunars and moonlight -- The Astrea to the rescue -- Strange sailing orders -- Book sailing -- Sealing is safer -- Science and Sumatra -- Captain Bowditch commanding -- Man against the fog
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9780618250813
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)15814480
  • (OCoLC)ocm15814480
  • 974758

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