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Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

Carry On, Mr. Bowditch



Language: English

SKU: 2587087


Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)

ISBN-13: 9780618250745

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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 small. Nat may have been slight of build, but no one guessed that he had the persistence and determination to master sea navigation in the days when men sailed only by "log, lead, and lookout." Nat's long hours of study and observation, collected in his famous work, The American Practical Navigator (also known as the "Sailors' Bible"), stunned the sailing community and made him a New England hero.
Product: Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
Author: Jean Lee Latham
Binding Type: Paperback
Media Type: Book
Minimum Age: 11
Maximum Age: UP
Minimum Grade: 6th Grade
Maximum Grade: Up
Number of Pages: 256
Weight: 0.57 pounds
Length: 7.98 inches
Width: 5.58 inches
Height: 0.62 inches
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
Publication Date: May 2003
Subject: Literature, Reading
Learning Style: Auditory, Kinesthetic, Visual
Teaching Method: Charlotte Mason, Classical, Traditional, Unit Study, Unschooling
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