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."
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
Middle School
LC call number
  • PZ7.L348
  • PS3523.A772
LC item number
  • Car
  • C37 1955
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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
  • Bowditch, Nathaniel
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Link
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
Extent
1 online resource (251 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029275095
Label
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch, Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II
Link
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
Extent
1 online resource (251 pages
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1029275095

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