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Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
Carry On Mr Bowditch
Author: Jean Lee Latham, John O'Hara Cosgrave II (Illustrator)
Readers today are still fascinated by "Nat," an eighteenth-century nautical wonder and mathematical wizard. Nathaniel Bowditch grew up in a sailor"s world -- Salem in the early days, when tall-masted ships from foreign ports crowded the wharves. But Nat didn"t promise to have the makings of a sailor; he was too physically sma...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780618250745
ISBN-10: 0618250743
Publication Date: 5/19/2003
Pages: 256
Reading Level: Young Adult
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4.3 stars, based on 37 ratings
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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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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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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Loved this book. It is a great book about self-education, drive and determination. I read it to my homeschooled girls ages 12,9,7 but all kids would enjoy it. I still like reminding my girls to "sail by ash breeze."


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