Carry on, Mr. Bowditch / Jean Lee Latham ; illustrated by John O'Hara Cosgrave, II.
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 m...
|Series:||John Newbery Medal Book, 1956.