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Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
Carry On Mr Bowditch
Author: Jean Lee Latham, John O'Hara Cosgrave II (Illustrator)
The story of a boy, Nathaniel Bowditch, who had the persistence to master navigation in the days when men sailed by "log, lead, and lookout," and who authored The American Practical Navigator, "the sailor's Bible."
ISBN-13: 9780395068816
ISBN-10: 0395068819
Publication Date: 9/9/1955
Pages: 256
Reading Level: Young Adult
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  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.
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4.7 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 5
An absolutely enthralling story of Nathaniel Bowditch, who went from an indentured servant as a teenager to one of the most well-known and brilliant men who changed the course of navigation (pun intended).
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Helpful Score: 3
Excellent historical fiction. All ages from elementary through adult will enjoy and learn. Based solidly in fact.
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This is one of our family's favorite read-aloud books. It is a great lesson on taking your education into your own hands and being persistent.
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Great book!
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