Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
by Jean Lee Latham
In her Newbery Medal-winning book, Jan Lee Latham chronicles Nathaniel Bowditch's journey, from his modest beginnings, to his first sea voyage, to his rigorous self-education, to the triumphs of his fine-tuned mastery of navigations and eventual publication of his famous work, the American Practical Navigator (also known as the “Sailor’s Bible”) .
This wonderful book is used with the Paths of Exploration Middle School Supplement Unit 1 (Columbus).
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Company|
|Size:||5.5" x 8.25"|