Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
by
 
Latham, Jean Lee.

Title
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch

Author
Latham, Jean Lee.

ISBN
9781435201422
 
9780812428254
 
9780618250745

Publication Information
Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., [c2003]

Physical Description
251 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Abstract
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."

Program Information
Reading Counts RC 6-8 5.1 14 Quiz: 01865 Guided reading level: Y.
 
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.1 8.0 16.

Personal Subject
Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838-Juvenile fiction.

Subject Term
Mathematicians -- Juvenile fiction.
 
Astronomers -- Juvenile fiction.
 
Navigation -- Juvenile fiction.
 
Seafaring life -- Juvenile fiction.
 
Newbery Medal.

Geographic Term
Salem (Mass.) -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile fiction.

Added Author
Cosgrave, John O'Hara, II, 1908-1968

Electronic Access
Publisher description
 
Contributor biographical information http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hm031/2003267707.html
 
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0736/2003267707-b.html

Reading Level JCPL
570LEXILE.

Genre
Middle-grade fiction
 
Historical fiction. gsafd

Target Audience Note
570 Lexile.

Format
Book

General Note (Repeatable)
Newbery Medal winner 1956


Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeLibraryStatus
BookJ LATH32530607987110Main JCPLDue 12/19/21
BookJ LATH32530608043335Main JCPLChildren's Library