Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

Written by Jean Lee Latham

Based on the life of Nathaniel Bowditch, the story focuses on his determination of learn the ins and outs of sea navigation in 18th-century Salem. His hard work resulted in a book about navigation, called The American Practical Navigator--also referred to as the Sailor's Bible.

Age Range 12 - 15 years
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Copyright Year
Page Count
256
Publisher
Houghton
Grade Level 7th - 10th
ISBN
9780618250745
Lexile 570
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